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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Structure of glycopeptide CeTx, obtained from Conus comsors.
VanA-mediated high-level glycopeptide resistance in Enterococcus and eciwn from animal husbandry.
Glycopeptides such as vancomycin were frequently the antibiotics of choice for the treatment of infections caused by methicillin-resist-ant S.
Evaluation of Susceptibility to Glycopeptides in Oxacillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Strains
The glycopeptide qualitative analysis module in SimGlycan employs powerful algorithms to obtain critical information for understanding therapeutics of new biomolecules," said Kay Brown, V.
Nationwide surveillance programs should be conducted to map out the glycopeptide susceptibility pattern of CNS in India.
Characterization of staphylococci with reduced susceptibilities to vancomycin and other glycopeptides.
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 and 281 receiving the glycopeptide antibiotic vancomycin plus the third-generation cephalosporin ceftazidime.
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.
MRSA was once eradicated reliably by vancomycin (Vancocin[R]), an antibiotic of the glycopeptide class.
TD-1792 is a compound that combines the antibacterial activities of a glycopeptide and a beta-lactam in one molecule.