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fusidic acid

John Lackie

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199549351
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727948
fusidic acid

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A bacteriostatic antibiotic derived from the fungus Fusidium coccineum that blocks translocation of the elongation factor G (EF-G) from the ribosome during bacterial protein synthesis. Only effective against Gram-positive bacteria such as ...

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Subjects: Clinical Medicine

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