Antibacterial Agents: Chemistry, Mode of Action, Mechanisms by Rosaleen Anderson, Paul Groundwater, Adam Todd, Alan Worsley

By Rosaleen Anderson, Paul Groundwater, Adam Todd, Alan Worsley

Antibacterial brokers act opposed to bacterial an infection both by means of killing the bacterium or via arresting its progress. They do that by means of concentrating on bacterial DNA and its linked approaches, attacking bacterial metabolic approaches together with protein synthesis, or interfering with bacterial telephone wall synthesis and function.

Antibacterial Agents is an important consultant to this crucial type of chemotherapeutic medicinal drugs. Compounds are organised in accordance with their objective, which is helping the reader comprehend the mechanism of motion of those medications and the way resistance can come up. The booklet makes use of an built-in “lab-to-clinic” technique which covers drug discovery, resource or synthesis, mode of motion, mechanisms of resistance, medical elements (including hyperlinks to present guidance, major drug interactions, cautions and contraindications), prodrugs and destiny improvements.

Agents lined include:

  • agents concentrating on DNA - quinolone, rifamycin, and nitroimidazole antibacterial agents
  • agents concentrating on metabolic strategies -  sulfonamide antibacterial brokers and trimethoprim
  • agents focusing on protein synthesis - aminoglycoside, macrolide and tetracycline antibiotics, chloramphenicol, and oxazolidinones
  • agents concentrating on mobile wall synthesis - β-Lactam and glycopeptide antibiotics, cycloserine, isonaizid, and daptomycin

Antibacterial Agents will discover a position at the bookshelves of scholars of pharmacy, pharmacology, pharmaceutical sciences, drug design/discovery, and medicinal chemistry, and as a bench reference for pharmacists and pharmaceutical researchers in academia and industry.

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