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Antibioticdoxycycline
DescriptionA synthetic TETRACYCLINE derivative with similar antimicrobial activity. Animal studies suggest that it may cause less tooth staining than other tetracyclines. It is used in some areas for the treatment of chloroquine-resistant falciparum malaria ( MALARIA, FALCIPARUM).
Action Target30S ribosomal subunit, protein synthesis inhibitor
SynonymsDoxycycline   DOXY   Doxychel
Database LinksKEGG DRUG: D07876