mycobactin

noun

my·​co·​bac·​tin ˌmī-kə-ˈbak-tin How to pronounce mycobactin (audio)
: any of several iron-chelating growth factors derived from mycobacteria and used especially to culture Johne's bacillus

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“Mycobactin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mycobactin. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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