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Clarithromycin

"Clarithromycin" 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.

A semisynthetic macrolide antibiotic derived from ERYTHROMYCIN that is active against a variety of microorganisms. It can inhibit protein synthesis in bacteria by reversibly binding to the 50S ribosomal subunits. This inhibits the translocation of aminoacyl transfer-RNA and prevents peptide chain elongation.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Clarithromycin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Clarithromycin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 47 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2007 and 2010
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