glycopeptide


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glycopeptide

 [gli″ko-pep´tīd]
any of a class of peptides that contain carbohydrates, including those that contain amino sugars.

gly·co·pep·tide

(glī'kō-pep'tīd),
A compound containing sugar(s) linked to amino acids (or peptides), with the latter preponderant, as in bacterial cell walls. Compare: peptidoglycan.

glycopeptide

/gly·co·pep·tide/ (-pep´tīd) any of a class of peptides that contain carbohydrates, including those that contain amino sugars.

gly·co·pep·tide

(glī'kō-pep'tīd)
A compound containing sugar(s) linked to amino acids (or peptides), with the latter preponderant, as in bacterial cell walls.
Compare: peptidoglycan

glycopeptide

any of a class of peptides that contain carbohydrates, including those that contain amino sugars.
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It is the glycopeptide content that is thought to be the source of intrinsic T1 hyperintensity commonly reported in PTPR (3).
The program now includes support for Qualitative Glycopeptide Analysis, enabling users to resolve complex glycopeptides using data obtained from an LC-MS/MS run of proteolytically digested purified glycoproteins.
Human chorionic gonadotropin is a glycopeptide secreted by the placenta.
Among specific topics are unraveling the ecology of antibiotic resistant bacteria in the nasopharynx, using gene swapping to study the gene induction of glycopeptide resistance, using DNA arrays to study transcriptional responses to anti-mycobacterial compounds, measuring heme levels and respiration rate in Salmonella enterica serovar tymphimurium, applying continuous culture to measure the effect of environmental stress on mutation frequency in Mycobacterium tuberculosis, identifying efflux-mediated multi-drug resistance in bacterial clinical isolates by two simple methods, and rapid methods for testing inhibitors of mycobacterial growth.
Enrichment of carbohydrate-containing species is performed at either the glycoprotein or glycopeptide level, with distinct rationales for each strategy.
Further, enterococci with high level aminoglycoside resistance (HLAR), [beta]-lactamase production and glycopeptide resistance including vancomycin resistant enterococci (VRE) have emerged posing a therapeutic challenge to physicians due to the ease of acquiring and transferring antimicrobial drug resistance (11).
The patient cohort, accumulated over 129 international sites, was divided into two arms, with 547 patients receiving ceftobiprole (mean age 53 years) and 281 receiving the glycopeptide antibiotic vancomycin plus the third-generation cephalosporin ceftazidime (mean age 52 years), according to the researchers.
TD-1792 is a compound that combines the antibacterial activities of a glycopeptide and a beta-lactam in one molecule.
The DoH also yesterday published data on the infection glycopeptide resistant enterococci (GRE), which can cause infections of the blood and heart valves, but only three cases were reported in the North-East for 2004.
Oritavancin is a semisynthetic glycopeptide that exhibits bactericidal activity against nearly all gram-positive pathogens, said Dr.
Structure, biochemistry, and mechanism of action of glycopeptide antibiotics.
Moreover, the freezing-point depression isn't directly proportional to the amount of glycopeptide dissolved in the blood.