deoxystreptamine etymology

English word deoxystreptamine comes from English deoxy-, English streptamine

Detailed word origin of deoxystreptamine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
deoxy- English (eng) (chemistry) Forming the names of compounds that are formally derived from others by the replacement of a hydroxy group by a hydrogen atom.
streptamine English (eng)
deoxystreptamine English (eng) (carbohydrate) A diamino deoxy sugar that is the basis of a range of antibiotics.

Words with the same origin as deoxystreptamine

Descendants of deoxy-
ddNTP deoxyanthocyanin deoxybouvardin deoxycholic deoxycortisol deoxyelephantopin deoxyglucose deoxyguanine deoxyguanosine deoxyhypusine deoxyhypusine monooxygenase deoxymyoglobin deoxynucleoside deoxynucleotide deoxyribofuranose deoxyspergualin deoxythymidine deoxyuridine dideoxy dideoxycytidine dideoxynucleotide dideoxysugar doxorubicin hexadeoxynucleotide