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Erythromycin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Erythromycin
Tree Number(s)
D02.540.576.500.992
Unique ID
D004917
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004917
Scope Note
A bacteriostatic antibiotic macrolide produced by Streptomyces erythreus. Erythromycin A is considered its major active component. In sensitive organisms, it inhibits protein synthesis by binding to 50S ribosomal subunits. This binding process inhibits peptidyl transferase activity and interferes with translocation of amino acids during translation and assembly of proteins.
Entry Term(s)
Erycette
Erymax
Erythromycin A
Erythromycin C
Erythromycin Lactate
Erythromycin Phosphate
Ilotycin
T-Stat
Pharm Action
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Registry Number
63937KV33D
Related Numbers
114-07-8
I8T8KU14X7
NLM Classification #
QV 350.5.E7
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/28
Erythromycin Preferred
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Erythromycin C Related
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