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beta-Lactams MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
beta-Lactams
Tree Number(s)
D02.065.589.099
D02.886.108
D03.633.100.300
Unique ID
D047090
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D047090
Scope Note
Four-membered cyclic AMIDES, best known for the PENICILLINS based on a bicyclo-thiazolidine, as well as the CEPHALOSPORINS based on a bicyclo-thiazine, and including monocyclic MONOBACTAMS. The BETA-LACTAMASES hydrolyze the beta lactam ring, accounting for BETA-LACTAM RESISTANCE of infective bacteria.
Entry Term(s)
4-Thia-1-Azabicyclo(3.2.0)Heptanes
4-Thia-1-Azabicyclo(4.2.0)Octanes
beta-Lactam
Pharm Action
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Lactams (1974-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005; see LACTAMS 1996-2004
History Note
2005; use LACTAMS 1996-2004
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2020/05/27
beta-Lactams Preferred
4-Thia-1-Azabicyclo(4.2.0)Octanes Related
4-Thia-1-Azabicyclo(3.2.0)Heptanes Related
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