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Penicillin G

"Penicillin G" 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 penicillin derivative commonly used in the form of its sodium or potassium salts in the treatment of a variety of infections. It is effective against most gram-positive bacteria and against gram-negative cocci. It has also been used as an experimental convulsant because of its actions on GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID mediated synaptic transmission.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Penicillin G" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Penicillin G" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 17 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1996 and 2015 and 2017
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