cycloserine [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:3000760
DefinitionCycloserine is an anti-mycobacterial agent, and is active against enterobacteria, streptococci, M. tuberculosis, Staphylococcus aureus, and many Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria. It inhibits cell wall biosynthesis.
Drug Classcycloserine-like antibiotic
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Lambert MP and Neuhaus FC. 1972. J Bacteriol 110(3): 978-987. Mechanism of D-cycloserine action: alanine racemase from Escherichia coli W. (PMID 4555420)

NEUHAUS FC and LYNCH JL. 1962. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 8: 377-382. Studies on the inhibition of D-alanyl-D-alanine synthetase by the antibiotic D-cycloserine. (PMID 14479178)