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Lactams

Known as: Lactams [Chemical/Ingredient], lactam 
Cyclic AMIDES formed from aminocarboxylic acids by the elimination of water. Lactims are the enol forms of lactams.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
ABSTRACT A Swedish patient of Indian origin traveled to New Delhi, India, and acquired a urinary tract infection caused by a… Expand
Review
2007
Review
2007
SUMMARY Carbapenemases are β-lactamases with versatile hydrolytic capacities. They have the ability to hydrolyze penicillins… Expand
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The SOS response aids bacterial propagation by inhibiting cell division during repair of DNA damage. We report that inactivation… Expand
Review
2003
Review
2003
In the past decade, leptospirosis has emerged as a globally important infectious disease. It occurs in urban environments of… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
A classification scheme for b-lactamases based on functional characteristics is presented. Three major groups of enzymes are… Expand
Review
1995
Review
1995
Review
1995
  • D. Livermore
  • Clinical microbiology reviews
  • 1995
  • Corpus ID: 5002087
beta-Lactamases are the commonest single cause of bacterial resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics. Numerous chromosomal and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Before 1985 at the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris (2,400 beds), resistance to cefotaxime in clinical isolates of… Expand
Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus has been associated with alterations in the penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs… Expand