glycopeptide antibiotic

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glycopeptide antibiotic

class of antibiotic that inhibits cell wall synthesis.
See also: vancomycin.

glycopeptide antibiotic

Any antibiotic composed of a short amino acid chain linked to a carbohydrate. Vancomycin and teicoplanin are glycopeptide antibiotics.
See also: antibiotic
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They have been the subject of interest in the last two decades due to the increasing resistance to MRSA by most potent glycopeptide antibiotics (Fu and Yao 2013).
The most susceptible antibiotic for coagulase-negative staphylococci after glycopeptide antibiotics and linezolid was trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole with a susceptibility rate of 58.
These changes reduce the affinity to glycopeptide antibiotics (Vancomycin).
2013), Lactobacillus has natural resistance against glycopeptide antibiotics such as vancomycin.
9 Glycopeptide antibiotics are thought to be the drugs of choice in the treatment of MRSA infection, but failures in the treatment of pulmonary infections have occurred recently.
For this reason, glycopeptide antibiotics (vancomycin and teicoplanin) have now become the foundation of chemotherapy in CNS infections worldwide.
Anaphylactoid reactions to glycopeptide antibiotics.
Central venous catheter related infections: risk factors and the effect of glycopeptide antibiotics.
VRSA is also termed GISA (glycopeptide intermediate Staphylococcus aureus) or VISA (vancomycin insensitive Staphylococcus aureus), indicating resistance to all glycopeptide antibiotics.
The failure of glycopeptide antibiotics led to the creation of a new class of drug, the streptogramins, a combination of quinipristin and dalfopristin.
The relevant markets in which overlaps occurred were found to be for vitamin B12 in France, positive inotropic agents in the United Kingdom and Belgium, cerebral and peripheral vasotherapeutics in Ireland, topical varicose therapy in Italy, macrolides and similar types in France, glycopeptide antibiotics also in France, specific anti-rheumatics in Portugal, muscle relaxants also in Portugal, hypnotics and sedatives in Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg and Sweden, heparins and heparinoids in Germany, Austria, Belgium, Spain, Finland, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and the United Kingdom, and treatment of colorectal cancer in France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
Structure, biochemistry, and mechanism of action of glycopeptide antibiotics.