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Mecillinam and Pivmecillinam — New Beta-Lactam Antibiotics with High Activity Against Gram-Negative Bacilli

  • F. Lund
  • K. Roholt
  • L. Tybring
  • W. O. Godtfredsen
Part of the Chemotherapy book series (CT, volume 5)

Abstract

A common structural feature of all penicillins used in medicine is the presence of an acylamido group in the 6ß-position of penicillanic acid, (cf. fig.l) and it has been generally assumed that this grouping is a prerequisite for antibacterial activity of ß-lactam antibiotics.

Keywords

Klebsiella Pneumoniae Haemophilus Influenzae Serratia Marcescens Proteus Mirabilis Antimicrobial Spectrum 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Lund
    • 1
  • K. Roholt
    • 1
  • L. Tybring
    • 1
  • W. O. Godtfredsen
    • 1
  1. 1.Leo Pharmaceutical ProductsBallerupDenmark

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