An4microbial drug resistance antimicrobial drug

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Unformatted text preview: Same mode of action as the penicillins –  Commonly used to treat gonorrhea (Neisseria gonorrhea) Brock Biology of Microorganisms, 13th Edition. Mode of ac4on of β- lactams Peptidoglycan TPase Transpep4dase (TPase) is a penicillin- binding protein. 30 Bacterial Pathogenesis: A molecular approach, 3rd edition. 2010. ASM press. An4bio4cs from Prokaryotes •  Many an4bio4cs effec4ve against Bacteria are also produced by Bacteria (e.g. Streptomyces) •  Aminoglycosides: kanamycin, neomycin, amikacin, streptomycin. –  Target 30S subunit of the ribosome, cause misreading of mRNA. –  Bactericidal. •  : –  bind to 23S rRNA and block pep4de elonga4on. –  Bacteriosta4c. Brock Biology of Microorganisms, 13th Edition. An4bio4cs from Prokaryotes •  Macrolides: erythromycin à༎ –  Broad- spectrum an4bio4cs that targe...
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