Chemistry, Biology, and PracticeEdited by
- Satoshi Omura, The Kitasato Institute, Tokyo, Japan
Macrolide Antibiotics: Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Practice, Second Edition explores the discovery of new macrolide antibiotics, their function, and their clinical use in diseases such as cancer, AIDS, cystic fibrosis and pneumonia. This book discusses the creation of synthetic macrolides and the mechanisms of antibiotic activity. The uses for antimicrobial macrolides in clinical practice are also covered. This book is designed to appeal to both the basic and applied research communities interested in microbiology, bacteriology, and antibiotic/antifungal research and treament.
Researchers in microbiology, bacteriology, and antibiotic/antifungal research and treatment.
Hardbound, 635 Pages
Published: June 2002
Imprint: Academic Press
"...will be of use to students, clinicians, applied and basic scientists, and physicians. Scientists devoted to the study of secondary metabolites will especially welcome this new coverage of an important group of compounds by a leader in the field." -(2003)