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Clarithromycin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Clarithromycin
Tree Number(s)
D02.540.576.500.992.100
Unique ID
D017291
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017291
Scope Note
A semisynthetic macrolide antibiotic derived from ERYTHROMYCIN that is active against a variety of microorganisms. It can inhibit PROTEIN SYNTHESIS in BACTERIA by reversibly binding to the 50S ribosomal subunits. This inhibits the translocation of aminoacyl transfer-RNA and prevents peptide chain elongation.
Entry Term(s)
6-O-Methylerythromycin
A-56268
Biaxin
TE-031
Pharm Action
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 CYP3A Inhibitors
Registry Number
H1250JIK0A
Related Numbers
81103-11-9
CAS Type 1 Name
Erythromycin, 6-O-methyl-
Previous Indexing
Erythromycin/analogs & derivatives (1987-1992)
Public MeSH Note
93; CLARITHROMYCIN was indexed under ERYTHROMYCIN/analogs & derivatives 1987-92
Online Note
use CLARITHROMYCIN (NM) to search CLARITHROMYCIN 1987-92
History Note
93; was CLARITHROMYCIN (NM) 1987-92
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/07
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Clarithromycin Preferred
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