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Thienamycins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Thienamycins
Tree Number(s)
D02.065.589.099.124.300
D03.633.100.300.124.300
Unique ID
D013845
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013845
Scope Note
Beta-lactam antibiotics that differ from PENICILLINS in having the thiazolidine sulfur atom replaced by carbon, the sulfur then becoming the first atom in the side chain. They are unstable chemically, but have a very broad antibacterial spectrum. Thienamycin and its more stable derivatives are proposed for use in combinations with enzyme inhibitors.
Entry Term(s)
Antibiotics, Thienamycin
Pharm Action
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 350
Previous Indexing
Amides (1966-1973)
Antibiotics (1966-1982)
Lactams (1974-1982)
Public MeSH Note
83
History Note
83
Date Established
1983/01/01
Date of Entry
1982/05/05
Revision Date
2016/06/01
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