Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 13 - Antimicrobial Therapy - Self Quiz - Page 403: 4


(e) Sulfanilamide (c) Erythromycin (a) Penicillin (d) Rifamycin (b) Polymyxin (d, e) Purine analog vidarabine (c) Streptomycine

Work Step by Step

The following are some antibiotics and their corresponding modes of action: Sulfanilamide- Antimetabolite; Erythromycin- Inhibition of protein synthesis; Penicillin-Inhibition of cell wall synthesis; Rifamycin- Inhibition of nucleic acid synthesis; Polymyxin- Disruption of cell membrane function; Purine analog vidarabine- Inhibition of nucleic acid synthesis and Antimetabolite; Streptomycine- Inhibition of protein synthesis.
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