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Penicillins MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Penicillins
Tree Number(s)
D02.065.589.099.750
D02.886.108.750
D03.633.100.300.750
Unique ID
D010406
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010406
Scope Note
A group of antibiotics that contain 6-aminopenicillanic acid with a side chain attached to the 6-amino group. The penicillin nucleus is the chief structural requirement for biological activity. The side-chain structure determines many of the antibacterial and pharmacological characteristics. (Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 8th ed, p1065)
Entry Term(s)
Antibiotics, Penicillin
Penicillin
Pharm Action
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 354
Public MeSH Note
75; was PENICILLIN 1963-74; /adverse effects /poisoning /toxicity were PENICILLIN TOXICOLOGY 1963-65; HETACILLIN was heading 1974-84
Online Note
use PENICILLINS to search PENICILLIN 1966-74 & HETACILLIN 1974-84
History Note
75; was PENICILLIN 1963-74; /adv eff-pois-tox was PENICILLIN TOXICOLOGY 1963-65; HETACILLIN was heading 1974-84
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
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