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The Mechanism of Action of Antibiotics

  • Giancarlo Lancini
  • Francesco Parenti
  • Gian Gualberto Gallo

Abstract

The information and the concepts discussed in this chapter have been organized using three approaches: (1) systematic, (2) experimental, and (3) with examples.

Keywords

Cell Wall Synthesis Penicillin Binding Protein Diaminopimelic Acid Muramic Acid Peptidoglycan Synthesis 
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Chapter 3. The Mechanism of Action of Antibiotics

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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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