"Polymyxins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Polymyxins" by people in Profiles.
LC-MS/MS method development and validation for the determination of polymyxins and vancomycin in rat plasma. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2010 Oct 15; 878(28):2831-8.
Antimicrobial symposium. Part VI. Aminoglycosides and polymyxins. J Okla State Med Assoc. 2007 Feb; 100(2):60-4.