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beta-Lactams

"beta-Lactams" 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.

Four-membered cyclic AMIDES, best known for the PENICILLINS based on a bicyclo-thiazolidine, as well as the CEPHALOSPORINS based on a bicyclo-thiazine, and including monocyclic MONOBACTAMS. The BETA-LACTAMASES hydrolyze the beta lactam ring, accounting for BETA-LACTAM RESISTANCE of infective bacteria.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "beta-Lactams" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "beta-Lactams" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 73 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2014
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.