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beta Lactam Antibiotics MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
beta Lactam Antibiotics
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.954.122.085.386
Unique ID
D000097902
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000097902
Scope Note
Bactericidal agents that contain a beta-lactam ring in their chemical structure. They inhibit bacterial cell wall synthesis by binding to PENICILLIN-BINDING PROTEINS, preventing the synthesis of peptidoglycan in bacterial cell walls.
Entry Term(s)
beta Lactam Antibacterial Agents
beta Lactam Antibacterials
beta-Lactam Antibiotics
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Anti-Bacterial Agents (1967-2023)
Public MeSH Note
2024
History Note
2024
Date Established
2024/01/01
Date of Entry
2023/07/26
Revision Date
2023/05/31
beta Lactam Antibiotics Preferred
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