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beta-Lactams

Known as: beta-Lactams [Chemical/Ingredient], beta Lactams, Beta-lactam 
Four-membered cyclic AMIDES, best known for the PENICILLINS based on a bicyclo-thiazolidine, as well as the CEPHALOSPORINS based on a bicyclo… 
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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… 
Review
2007
Review
2007
SUMMARY Carbapenemases are β-lactamases with versatile hydrolytic capacities. They have the ability to hydrolyze penicillins… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
Review
2003
Review
2003
Allergic reactions to betalactams are the most common cause of adverse drug reactions mediated by specific immunological… 
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… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus has been associated with alterations in the penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs… 
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
  • R. Ambler
  • Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society…
  • 1980
  • Corpus ID: 32518904
The beta-lactamases are widely distributed in both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. They all inactivate penicillins and… 
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
A novel β-lactamase inhibitor has been isolated from Streptomyces clavuligerus ATCC 27064 and given the name clavulanic acid… 
Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
A new cephalosporin with a highly reactive β-lactam ring was found to give an immediate color change in the presence of…