sulfone antibiotic [Drug Class]

Accession ARO:3003401
DefinitionA sulfone active against a wide range of bacteria but mainly employed for its actions against mycobacterium laprae. Its mechanism of action involves inhibition of folic acid synthesis in susceptible organisms.
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+ dapsone [Antibiotic]
+ antibiotic sensitive dihydropteroate synthase targeted_by
+ dapsone resistant dihydropteroate synthase folP [AMR Gene Family] confers_resistance_to_drug_class