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Antibioticbenzylpenicillin
DescriptionA penicillin derivative commonly used in the form of its sodium or potassium salts in the treatment of a variety of infections. It is effective against most gram-positive bacteria and against gram-negative cocci. It has also been used as an experimental convulsant because of its actions on GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID mediated synaptic transmission.
Action Targetpenicillin binding protein (PBP), cell wall synthesis inhibitor
SynonymsPenicillin G   PCG
Database LinksKEGG DRUG: D02336
ChEBI ID: CHEBI: 18208