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Descriptor English: Lactams
Descriptor Spanish: Lactamas
Descriptor Portuguese: Lactamas
Descriptor French: Lactames
Entry term(s): 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.
Annotation:
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: 2004/07/07
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
Lactims - Narrower
Concept UI M0456414
Preferred term Lactims



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