"Polymyxins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Basic lipopeptide antibiotic group obtained from Bacillus polymyxa. They affect the cell membrane by detergent action and may cause neuromuscular and kidney damage. At least eleven different members of the polymyxin group have been identified, each designated by a letter.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Polymyxins" by people in Profiles.
Justo JA, Bosso JA. Adverse reactions associated with systemic polymyxin therapy. Pharmacotherapy. 2015 Jan; 35(1):28-33.
Martin NI, Hu H, Moake MM, Churey JJ, Whittal R, Worobo RW, Vederas JC. Isolation, structural characterization, and properties of mattacin (polymyxin M), a cyclic peptide antibiotic produced by Paenibacillus kobensis M. J Biol Chem. 2003 Apr 11; 278(15):13124-32.