TITLE

monobactam

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1378
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "monobactam" is presented. Monobactam refers to a betalactam antibiotic, similar in structure to penicillins and cephalosporins, except with respect to its nucleus. Monobactams have a single cyclical nucleus, while penicillins and cephalosporins have two linked cyclical nuclei. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21236336

 

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