A good an4microbial drug has no severe side eects

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Unformatted text preview: se* Notes Phenol/phenolics D, A Disrupt cytoplasmic membrane, protein denaturant (high concentra4on). Alcohols D, A Lipid solvent and protein denaturants Halogens D, A, S Chlorine (S, D): oxidizing agent, ex: sodium hypochlorite. Iodine (A): iodinate tyrosine residues in protein, oxidizing agent. Heavy metals D Modify proteins, interact with RNA, DNA… several different mechanism. CuSO4, algaecide. Quaternary ammonium D, A Interact with phospholipids of cytoplasmic membrane Alkyla4ng agents D, S Ethylene gas, Formaldehyde, Glutaraldehyde. Very toxic. * D, Desinfectant; A, antiseptic; S, sterilant. Antimicrobial drugs •  Antimicrobial drugs are classified on the basis of –  Molecular structure –  Mechanism of action –  Spectrum of antimicrobial activity •  Can be used internally in humans or animals with minim...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2014 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Catone during the Spring '07 term at CSU Fullerton.

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