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Polymyxins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Polymyxins
Tree Number(s)
D04.345.566.780
D10.477.750
D12.644.050.600
D12.644.066.500.600
D12.644.641.780
D12.776.543.695.054.600
Unique ID
D011113
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011113
Scope Note
Basic lipopeptide antibiotic group obtained from Bacillus polymyxa. They affect the cell membrane by detergent action and may cause neuromuscular and kidney damage. At least eleven different members of the polymyxin group have been identified, each designated by a letter.
Entry Term(s)
Polymyxin
Polymyxin M
Pharm Action
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
1994,1963-1977; see POLYMYXIN 1994-2003; see POLYMYXINS 1978-93; see POLYMYXIN 1963-77
History Note
1994,1963-1977
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/05/10
Polymyxins Preferred
Polymyxin M Narrower
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