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Unformatted text preview: t syphilis (Treponema pallidum) Structure of Salvarsan Brock Biology of Microorganisms, 13th Edition. Synthe4c An4microbial Drugs •  Growth factor analogs are structurally similar to growth factors but do not function in the cell. Analogs similar to vitamins, amino acids, and other compounds. •  Sulfa drugs: discovered by Gerhard Domagk in the 1930’s. Sulfanilamide is an analogue of paminobenzoic acid. Bacteriostatic. •  Isoniazid is a growth analog effective only against Mycobacterium. Interferes with synthesis of mycolic acid. Brock Biology of Microorganisms, 13th Edition. Synthe4c An4microbial Drugs •  Nucleic acid base analogs have been formed by the addition of bromine or fluorine. Stop DNA replication, translation. •  Quinolones are antibacterial compounds that interfere with DNA gyrase (control DNA supercoiling). Quinolones Brock Biology of Microorganisms, 13th Edition. An4bio4cs •  Antibiotics are antimicrobial agents naturally produced by a variety of bacteria and fungi to inhibit or kill other microorganisms. –  Less than 1...
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