levofloxacin [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:0000071
Synonym(s)Tavanic Levaquin
DefinitionLevofloxacin is a synthetic chemotherapeutic antibiotic of the fluoroquinolone drug class. Its main target is topoisomerase IV, inhibiting its function and disrupting DNA replication.
Drug Classfluoroquinolone antibiotic
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Parent Term(s)1 ontology terms | Show
Sub-Term(s)
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+ fluoroquinolone sensitive parC targeted_by_antibiotic
+ fluoroquinolone sensitive gyrA targeted_by_antibiotic
+ quinolone resistance protein (qnr) [AMR Gene Family] confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Bartonella bacilliformis gyrA conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Escherichia coli gyrA conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Mycobacterium tuberculosis gyrA conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Mycobaterium leprae gyrA conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Staphylococcus aureus gyrA conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Morganella morganii gyrB conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Mycobacterium leprae gyrB conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Salmonella serovars gyrB conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Ureaplasma urealyticum gyrB conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Escherichia coli parC conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Mycoplasma hominis parC conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Staphylococcus aureus parC conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Streptococcus pneumoniae parC conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Ureaplasma urealyticum parC conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Escherichia coli parE conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Salmonella serovars parE conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Staphylococcus aureus parE conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Mycobacterium tuberculosis gyrB mutant conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Pseudomonas aeruginosa gyrA conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Acinetobacter baumannii gyrA conferring resistance to fluoroquinolones confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
+ Acinetobacter baumannii parC conferring resistance to fluoroquinolone confers_resistance_to_antibiotic
Publications

Mitscher LA. 2005. Chem Rev 105(2): 559-592. Bacterial topoisomerase inhibitors: quinolone and pyridone antibacterial agents. (PMID 15700957)