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Descriptor English: Lactams
Descriptor Spanish: Lactamas
Descriptor Portuguese: Lactamas
Descriptor French: Lactames
Entry term(s): Lactam
Lactim
Lactims
Tree number(s): D02.065.589
D03.383.411
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007769
Scope note: Cyclic AMIDES formed from aminocarboxylic acids by the elimination of water. Lactims are the enol forms of lactams.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
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
Previous Indexing: Amides (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74(72)
DeCS ID: 7946
Unique ID: D007769
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Lactams - Preferred
Concept UI M0012143
Scope note Cyclic AMIDES formed from aminocarboxylic acids by the elimination of water. Lactims are the enol forms of lactams.
Preferred term Lactams
Entry term(s) Lactam
Lactims - Narrower
Concept UI M0456414
Preferred term Lactims
Entry term(s) Lactim



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