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Antibioticaztreonam
DescriptionA monocyclic beta-lactam antibiotic originally isolated from Chromobacterium violaceum. It is resistant to beta-lactamases and is used in gram-negative infections, especially of the meninges, bladder, and kidneys. It may cause a superinfection with gram-positive organisms.
Action Targetpenicillin binding protein 3 (PBP3), cell wall synthesis inhibitor
SynonymsAZT   Azactam
Database LinksKEGG DRUG: D00240
ChEBI ID: CHEBI: 50695