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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