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  • adjective Taking up and retaining moisture.


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  • Also known as sirolimus, rapamycin was first discovered as a product of the bacterium Streptomyces hygroscopicus, which was found in an Easter Island soil sample.

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  • The regions used as porbes are indicated by solid lines with square ends while the expected bands are indicated by broken lines (with sizes indicated). hyg, hygromycin resistance gene from Streptomyces hygroscopicus doi: 10.1371/journal. pone.0006306.g004

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