\d͡ʒˈɛntɪsˌɪn], \dʒˈɛntɪsˌɪn], \dʒ_ˈɛ_n_t_ɪ_s_ˌɪ_n]\
Definitions of GENTICIN
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A complex of three different closely related aminoglycoside sulfates, Gentamicins C1, C2, and C1 (subA), obtained from Micromonospora purpurea and related species. They are broad-spectrum antibiotics, but may cause ear and kidney damage. They act to inhibit protein synthesis (TRANSLATION (GENETICS)).
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