- a species that is the source of the antibiotic kitasamycin.
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kitasamycin — kit·a·sa·my·cin (kit″ə sə miґsin) a macrolide antibiotic produced by Streptomyces kitasoensis, active against most gram positive and some gram negative bacteria, as well as certain other pathogenic microorganisms. Called also… … Medical dictionary