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Mechanism of action of antimicrobial and antitumor agents

Mechanism of action of antimicrobial and antitumor agents

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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anti-infective agents -- Mechanism of action.,
  • Antineoplastic agents -- Mechanism of action.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by John W. Corcoran and Fred E. Hahn ; assisted by J. F. Snell and K. L. Arora.
    SeriesAntibiotics ;, 3
    ContributionsCorcoran, John W., Hahn, F. E. 1916-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM262 .M39
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii. 742 p. :
    Number of Pages742
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5040983M
    ISBN 103540066535
    LC Control Number74000034


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Start studying Antimicrobial Agents - Mechanism of Action. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Antimicrobial agent. A special group of chemical substances that are used to treat diseases caused by microbes.

Selective toxicity. Harms the microbes without significantly harming the host. The mode of action of an antimicrobial agent. Keywords. Antimicrobial Agent Chemotherapeutic Drug Test Organism Protein Biosynthesis Cell Wall Synthesis. These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.

Cited by: 1. FIGURE 10–1 Bactericidal and bacteriostatic activity of antimicrobial drugs. Either a bactericidal or a bacteriostatic drug is added to the growing bacterial culture at the time indicated by the arrow.

After a. Antibacterial Agents is an essential guide to this important class of chemotherapeutic drugs. Compounds are organised according to their target, which helps the reader understand the mechanism of action. Antibacterial agents act against bacterial infection either by killing the bacterium or by arresting its growth.

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the mechanism of action and the chemical nature of the antimicrobial agents are crucial in the understanding of how resistance develops. Furthermor e, understanding the mechanisms of resistan. Other Antitumor Agents: Name: Biological activity: Product No. (Allylamino)demethoxygeldanamycin: Inhibits the activity of oncogenic proteins such as N-ras, Ki-ras, c-Akt, and.

The mechanisms of anthracyclines include DNA intercalation (molecules insert between the two strands of DNA), generation of highly reactive free radicals that damage intercellular molecules and topoisomerase inhibition Other names: chemo. Several types of antibacterial agents target bacterial protein synthesis by binding to either the 30S or 50S subunits of the intracellular ribosomes.

This activity then results in the disruption of the normal cellular. Anticancer and Antimicrobial Metallopharmaceutical Agents Based on Palladium, Gold, and Silver N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes.

Mechanistic insight on the chemistry of potential Pt antitumor agents as revealed by collaborative research performed in Kragujevac and Erlangen.

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Forster. Title: Lactoferrin Derived Peptides: Mechanisms of Action and their Perspectives as Antimicrobial and Antitumoral Agents VOLUME: 9 ISSUE: 6 Author(s):Anna Rita Lizzi, Veronica Carnicelli, Matilda M.

Cited by:   Recently, we have found that the skin secretions of the Amazonian tree frog Phyllomedusa bicolor contains molecules with antitumor and angiostatic activities and identified one of them as the antimicrobial peptide dermaseptin (Drs) B2.

In the present study we further explored the in vitro and in vivo antitumor activity of this molecule and investigated its mechanism of by: Mechanisms of Other Antimicrobial Drugs. Microbiology Mechanisms of Other Antimicrobial Drugs. Mechanism of Action Drug Class Specific Drugs Clinical Uses; Inhibit ergosterol synthesis: An Old Antihelminthic Agent, Demonstrates Antitumor.

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Recent interest in peptides Cited by:   Antimicrobial agents and mechanisms of action 2 1. Relative or complete lack of effect of antimicrobial against a previously susceptible microbe Increase in MIC 2.

Figure 3. Because antimicrobial agents play a central role in the control and management of infectious diseases, understanding their mode of action and the mechanisms of microorganisms to circumvent antimicrobial. Describe the mechanisms of action associated with drugs that inhibit cell wall biosynthesis, protein synthesis, membrane function, nucleic acid synthesis, and metabolic pathways An important quality for an antimicrobial.

This introductory chapter is an overview of targets for antimicrobial action and mechanisms of bacterial resistance combined with information on the nature of antibacterial drugs, their classification, Cited by: Antimicrobial peptides are a pivotal component of the invertebrate innate immune system.

In this study, we identified a lipopolysaccharide- and β-1,3-glucan-binding protein (LGBP) gene from the pacific abalone Haliotis discus hannai (HDH), which is involved in the pattern recognition mechanism and plays avital role in the defense mechanism Cited by: 5.

Mechanism of action: M etabolic activation to produce a DNA alkylating agent. Solid tumor hypoxic stem cells may be more sensitive to the action of mitomycin. Antibiotic resistance is projected as one of the greatest threats to human health in the future and hence alternatives are being explored to combat resistance.

Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) have shown great promise, because use of AMPs leads bacteria to develop no or low resistance. In this review, we discuss the diversity, history and the various mechanisms of action Cited by: Peptides with Dual Antimicrobial and Anticancer Activities.

it would be necessary to dissociate the toxicity to the mammalian cells from antimicrobial/antitumor activity, which can be achieved by Park, C.

B., Kim, H. S., and Kim, S. Mechanism of action of the antimicrobial Cited by: Antimicrobial Agents: Antibacterials and Antifungals is a significant revision of an original French reference published by Ellipses in Featuring more than 1, illustrations, over 1, tables, and more than 3, references, this major new volume comprehensively covers the history, chemistry, synthesis, mechanisms of action, pharmacology, and efficacy of all antimicrobial agents.

Class of Drug With General Mechanism Of Action The general mechanism of action of the drug depending upon its class is shown in (Figure 2) [11] and the drugs are as enlisted below [1,3,4].

Figure 1: Classification of antifungal agents by their mode of action. An antimicrobial is any substance of natural, semisynthetic or synthetic origin that kills or inhibits the growth of microorganisms while hopefully causing minimal damage to the host.

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