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Chloramphenicol

"Chloramphenicol" 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.

An antibiotic first isolated from cultures of Streptomyces venequelae in 1947 but now produced synthetically. It has a relatively simple structure and was the first broad-spectrum antibiotic to be discovered. It acts by interfering with bacterial protein synthesis and is mainly bacteriostatic. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 29th ed, p106)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Chloramphenicol" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Chloramphenicol" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 21 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2007
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