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Lactam

Lactam

(Science: chemistry) One of a series of anhydrides of an amido type, analogous to the lactones, as oxindol.

Origin: lactone _ amido.


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Re: Microbiology Investigation improvements?

... E. coli will not grow, or there will be greatly reduced growth. Penicillin G, however, is unlikely to have any effect at all, because it is a β-lactam antibiotic; used for bacteria that cannot synthesise β-lactamase, where E. coli can. Many Gram-negative bacteria are naturally resistant to β-lactam ...

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by Squirrell
Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:30 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microbiology Investigation improvements?
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Microbiology Investigation improvements?

... E. coli will not grow, or there will be greatly reduced growth. Penicillin G, however, is unlikely to have any effect at all, because it is a β-lactam antibiotic; used for bacteria that cannot synthesise β-lactamase, where E. coli can. Many Gram-negative bacteria are naturally resistant to β-lactam ...

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by Squirrell
Fri Feb 17, 2012 9:16 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microbiology Investigation improvements?
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Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?

... or experiencing contact with your eyes, skin, or clothing could trigger a reaction if you are very allergic. Individuals who are sensitive to beta lactam antibiotics, both penicillins and cephalosporins can experience anaphylaxis, heart failure, kidney failure, liver failure, and adrenal failure, ...

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by ladykat324
Sun Aug 08, 2010 5:44 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?
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Streptomyces

not all antibiotics have the beta-lactam ring...

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by MrMistery
Sat Nov 15, 2008 5:54 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Streptomyces
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Re: ampicillin for plants

Hi Is ampicillin dangerous or corrosive for plants? For example can I use it in growing medium for plants? Ampicillin is beta-lactam antibiotic, inhibiting bacterial transpetidase, which cross-links peptidoglican chains. If chains cannot be cross-linked, the whole structure of peptidoglycan ...

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by siroma
Wed Jul 04, 2007 12:12 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: ampicillin for plants
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