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Ethambutol

"Ethambutol" 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 antitubercular agent that inhibits the transfer of mycolic acids into the cell wall of the tubercle bacillus. It may also inhibit the synthesis of spermidine in mycobacteria. The action is usually bactericidal, and the drug can penetrate human cell membranes to exert its lethal effect. (From Smith and Reynard, Textbook of Pharmacology, 1992, p863)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ethambutol" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Ethambutol" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 36 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2005
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