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Experientia

, Volume 34, Issue 5, pp 633–635 | Cite as

Antibiotic activity of organic compounds and their average quasi-valence number

  • V. Ajdačić
  • V. Veljković
Article

Summary

It is shown that the average quasi-valence numbers of antibiotics inhibiting protein synthesis are well defined and lie in the region of average quasi-valence numbers of amino acids, while the average quasi-valence numbers of antibiotics inhibiting DNA or RNA synthesis have higher values. Possible explanations of these findings and their implications on the design and selection of antibiotics are discussed.

Keywords

Organic Compound Protein Synthesis Inhibit Protein Synthesis Antibiotic Activity Antibiotic Inhibit Protein Synthesis 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Ajdačić
    • 1
  • V. Veljković
    • 1
  1. 1.Boris Kidrič InstituteBeograd(Yugoslavia)

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