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Penicillins

"Penicillins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A group of antibiotics that contain 6-aminopenicillanic acid with a side chain attached to the 6-amino group. The penicillin nucleus is the chief structural requirement for biological activity. The side-chain structure determines many of the antibacterial and pharmacological characteristics. (Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 8th ed, p1065)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Penicillins" by people in this website by year, and whether "Penicillins" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 5 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2006
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