ristocetin


ristocetin
ris·to·ce·tin

English syllables. 2014.

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  • Ristocetin — is an antibiotic, obtained from Amycolatopsis lurida , previously used to treat staphylococcal infections. It is no longer used clinically because of its toxicity. It causes platelet agglutination and blood coagulation and is used to assay those… …   Wikipedia

  • Ristocetin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Ristocetin Summenformel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ristocetin — Mixture of ristocetins A and B: isolated from actinomycete, Nocardia lurida. Induces platelet aggregation …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • ristocetin — noun A toxic antibiotic, obtained from Amycolatopsis lurida, previously used to treat staphylococcal infections …   Wiktionary

  • ristocetin — An antibiotic produced by the fermentation of Amycolatopsis orientalis lurida, comprising two substances; r. A and r. B; it is useful against staphylococcic and enterococcic infections refractory to other antibiotics. * * * ris·to·ce·tin .ris tə… …   Medical dictionary

  • ristocetin — ¦ristə¦sētən noun ( s) Etymology: risto (of unknown origin) + actinomycete + in : either of two antibiotics or a mixture of both produced by an actinomycete of the genus Nocardia (N. lurida) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ristocetin induced platelet agglutination — The ristocetin induced platelet aggregation (RIPA) is an in vitro assay for von Willebrand factor activity used to diagnose von Willebrand disease. It has the benefit over the ristocetin cofactor activity in that it can diagnose type 2B vWD and… …   Wikipedia

  • RCoF — ristocetin cofactor …   Medical dictionary

  • RiCoF — ristocetin cofactor …   Medical dictionary

  • RCoF — • ristocetin cofactor …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations


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