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Descriptor English:   Penicillins 
Descriptor Spanish:   Penicilinas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Penicilinas 
Synonyms English:   Antibiotics, Penicillin
Penicillin Antibiotics  
Tree Number:   D02.065.589.099.750
Definition English:   A group of antibiotics that contain 6-aminopenicillanic acid with a side chain attached to the 6-amino group. The penicillin nucleus is the chief structural requirement for biological activity. The side-chain structure determines many of the antibacterial and pharmacological characteristics. (Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 8th ed, p1065) 
Pharmacological Action:   Anti-Bacterial Agents
History Note English:   75; was PENICILLIN 1963-74; /adv eff-pois-tox was PENICILLIN TOXICOLOGY 1963-65; HETACILLIN was heading 1974-84 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
AI antagonists & inhibitors BI biosynthesis
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification EC economics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
UR urine  
Record Number:   10600 
Unique Identifier:   D010406 

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