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Descriptor English: Rifamycins
Descriptor Spanish: Rifamicinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Rifamicinas
Descriptor French: Rifamycine
Entry term(s): Rifamycin
Rifomycin
Rifomycins
Tree number(s): D03.633.400.811
D04.345.295.750
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012294
Scope note: A group of ANTI-BACTERIAL AGENTS characterized by a chromophoric naphthohydroquinone group spanned by an aliphatic bridge not previously found in other known ANTI-BACTERIAL AGENTS. They have been isolated from fermentation broths of Streptomyces mediterranei.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Anti-Bacterial Agents
Public MeSH Note: 73; was RIFOMYCIN 1963-72
Online Note: use RIFAMYCINS to search RIFOMYCIN 1966-72
History Note: 73; was RIFOMYCIN 1963-72
DeCS ID: 12706
Unique ID: D012294
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Rifamycins - Preferred
Concept UI M0019113
Scope note A group of ANTI-BACTERIAL AGENTS characterized by a chromophoric naphthohydroquinone group spanned by an aliphatic bridge not previously found in other known ANTI-BACTERIAL AGENTS. They have been isolated from fermentation broths of Streptomyces mediterranei.
Preferred term Rifamycins
Entry term(s) Rifamycin
Rifomycin
Rifomycins



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