cyclic lipopeptide antibiotic

cyclic lipopeptide antibiotic

a class of antibiotics with a spectrum of activity similar to that of vancomycin; cyclic compound combining both peptide and lipid structural features.
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A novel cyclic lipopeptide antibiotic for complicated skin and skin structure infections caused by susceptible strains of these gram-positive microorganisms: Staphylococcus aureus (including methicillin-resistant strains), Streptococcus pyogenes, Streptococcus agalactiae, Streptococcus dysgalactiae subspecies equisimilis, and Enterococcus faecalis (vancomycin-susceptible strains only).
The second SBIR grant, entitled "Structure Activity Relationships Around Lipopeptides," will facilitate the exploration of the structure activity relationships around cyclic lipopeptide antibiotics.
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