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Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry


ISSN (Print): 1568-0266
ISSN (Online): 1873-4294

New Synthetic Antibiotics for the Treatment of Enterococcus and Campylobacter Infection

Author(s): Hai-Wei Xu, Shang-Shang Qin and Hong-Min Liu

Volume 14 , Issue 1 , 2014

Page: [21 - 39] Pages: 19

DOI: 10.2174/1568026613666131113145544

Price: $65


Bacterial resistance to antibiotics, particularly to multiple drug resistant antibiotics, is becoming cause for significant concern. The only really viable course of action is to discover new antibiotics with novel mode of actions. This review focuses on antibiotic resistance mechanisms of Enterococcus and Campylobacter, and new antibacterial agents against Enterococcus and Campylobacter through de novo or semi- synthesis in the period from 2003 until mid- 2013.

Keywords: Antibiotic, Enterococcus, Campylobacter, multiple drug resistant, mechanisms.

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