Specializing in Canine and Feline Neurology and Neurosurgery for over 30 years

     Specializing in Canine and Feline Neurology and Neurosurgery for over 30 years

ionophore

Any molecule that increases the permeability of a cell membrane to a specific ion;  usually synthesized by microorganisms, some ionophores are used as antibiotics and/or as growth enhancing feed additives for certain food animals such as cattle; overdose and misuse may cause myopathy.

Related Words
microorganism  ;  myopathy