Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Antimicrobial Drug Action / Edition 6

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Antimicrobial Drug Action / Edition 6

by Trevor J. Franklin, George Alan Snow
     
 

This book primarily covers medically important antimicrobial agents, but also includes some compounds not in current medical use which have been invaluable as research tools in biochemistry. It will be of great use to medical and biological sciences students taking courses in pharmacology, molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry and chemotherapeutics. See more details below

Overview

This book primarily covers medically important antimicrobial agents, but also includes some compounds not in current medical use which have been invaluable as research tools in biochemistry. It will be of great use to medical and biological sciences students taking courses in pharmacology, molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry and chemotherapeutics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387225548
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Edition description:
6th ed. 2005
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

1The development of antimicrobial agents, past, present and future1
2Vulnerable shields - the cell walls of bacteria and fungi17
3Antimicrobial agents and cell membranes47
4Inhibitors of nucleic acid biosynthesis65
5Inhibitors of protein biosynthesis85
6Antimicrobial drugs with other modes of action107
7Attack and defense : drug transport across cell walls and membranes121
8The genetic basis of resistance to antimicrobial drugs135
9Biochemical mechanisms of resistance to antimicrobial drugs149

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