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Descriptor English: Cephalosporins
Descriptor Spanish: Cefalosporinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Cefalosporinas
Descriptor French: Céphalosporines
Entry term(s): Acid, Cephalosporanic
Acids, Cephalosporanic
Antibiotic, Cephalosporin
Antibiotics, Cephalosporin
Cephalosporanic Acid
Cephalosporanic Acids
Cephalosporin
Cephalosporin Antibiotic
Cephalosporin Antibiotics
Tree number(s): D02.065.589.099.249
D02.886.665.074
D03.633.100.300.249
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002511
Scope note: A group of broad-spectrum antibiotics first isolated from the Mediterranean fungus ACREMONIUM. They contain the beta-lactam moiety thia-azabicyclo-octenecarboxylic acid also called 7-aminocephalosporanic acid.
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: 66
History Note: 66(65)
DeCS ID: 2547
Unique ID: D002511
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Cephalosporins - Preferred
Concept UI M0003827
Scope note A group of broad-spectrum antibiotics first isolated from the Mediterranean fungus ACREMONIUM. They contain the beta-lactam moiety thia-azabicyclo-octenecarboxylic acid also called 7-aminocephalosporanic acid.
Preferred term Cephalosporins
Entry term(s) Antibiotic, Cephalosporin
Antibiotics, Cephalosporin
Cephalosporin
Cephalosporin Antibiotic
Cephalosporin Antibiotics
Cephalosporanic Acids - Narrower
Concept UI M0028267
Scope note A family of organic compounds that are composed of a dihydrothiazine ring and a beta-lactam ring.
Preferred term Cephalosporanic Acids
Entry term(s) Acid, Cephalosporanic
Acids, Cephalosporanic
Cephalosporanic Acid



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