Antibiotics pp 107-178 | Cite as

Activity of Antibiotics in Relation to Their Structure

  • Giancarlo Lancini
  • Francesco Parenti
  • Gian Gualberto Gallo

Abstract

Since it was observed that different natural penicillins display different biological properties, the study of the relationship between chemical structure and microbiological activity in an antibiotic molecule has become of major interest.

Keywords

Penicillin Cefotaxime Azithromycin Bleomycin Clindamycin 

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Chapter 5. Activity of Antibiotics in Relation to Their Structure

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giancarlo Lancini
    • 1
  • Francesco Parenti
    • 2
  • Gian Gualberto Gallo
    • 1
  1. 1.Lepetit Research CenterMarion Merrell Dow Research Institute (MMDRI)GerenzanoItaly
  2. 2.Marion Merrell Dow Europe AGHorgenSwitzerland

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