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Cephalosporins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cephalosporins
Tree Number(s)
D02.065.589.099.249
D02.886.665.074
D03.633.100.300.249
Unique ID
D002511
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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.
Entry Term(s)
Antibiotics, Cephalosporin
Cephalosporanic Acid
Cephalosporanic Acids
Cephalosporin
Cephalosporin Antibiotic
Pharm Action
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 350.5.C3
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66(65)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Cephalosporins Preferred
Cephalosporanic Acids Narrower
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