telithromycin [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:0000057
Synonym(s)Ketek HMR3647 HMR-3647 Levviax
DefinitionTelithromycin is a semi-synthetic derivative of erythromycin. It is a 14-membered macrolide and is the first ketolide antibiotic to be used in clinics. Telithromycin binds the 50S subunit of the bacterial ribosome to inhibit protein synthesis.
Drug Classmacrolide antibiotic
Classification2 ontology terms | Show
Parent Term(s)1 ontology terms | Show
+ macrolide antibiotic [Drug Class]
31 ontology terms | Show
+ 50S ribosomal subunit P-site targeted_by_antibiotic
+ mel confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ ErmC confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ ErmE confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ ErmA confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ ErmB confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Erm(37) confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ ErmD confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ ErmF confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ ErmG confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ ErmN confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ ErmQ confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ ErmR confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ ErmT confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ ErmX confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Erm(33) confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Erm(34) confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Erm(38) confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Erm(39) confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Erm(41) confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Erm(35) confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Erm(36) confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ mphA confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ mphB confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ mphC confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Escherichia coli 23S rRNA with mutation conferring resistance to erythromycin and telithromycin confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Mycoplasma hominis 23S rRNA with mutation conferring resistance to macrolide antibiotics confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ mphJ confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ mphI confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ mphK confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Enterobacter cloacae rob confers_resistance_to_antibiotic

Katz L and Ashley GW. 2005. Chem Rev 105(2): 499-528. Translation and protein synthesis: macrolides. (PMID 15700954)