"beta-Lactamases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Enzymes found in many bacteria which catalyze the hydrolysis of the amide bond in the beta-lactam ring. Well known antibiotics destroyed by these enzymes are penicillins and cephalosporins.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "beta-Lactamases" by people in Profiles.
Evaluation of Susceptibility Testing Methods for Aztreonam and Ceftazidime-Avibactam Combination Therapy on Extensively Drug-Resistant Gram-Negative Organisms. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021 10 18; 65(11):e0084621.
Cooperative Changes in Solvent Exposure Identify Cryptic Pockets, Switches, and Allosteric Coupling. Biophys J. 2019 03 05; 116(5):818-830.
Mechanistic investigation of resistance via drug-inactivating enzymes in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Drug Metab Rev. 2018 11; 50(4):448-465.
Designing small molecules to target cryptic pockets yields both positive and negative allosteric modulators. PLoS One. 2017; 12(6):e0178678.
Fecal carriage of extended-spectrum and AmpC ß-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in surgical patients before and after antibiotic prophylaxis. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Nov; 86(3):316-321.
Analysis of the topology of Vibrio cholerae NorM and identification of amino acid residues involved in norfloxacin resistance. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2006 Nov; 50(11):3717-23.