ceftiofur [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:3004006
Synonym(s)Excenel Naxcel
DefinitionCeftiofur is a third-generation broad spectrum cephalosporin and beta-lactam antibiotic. It causes cell lysis by disrupting peptidoglycan cross-linkage and cell wall formation by binding to PBPs.
Drug Classcephalosporin
Classification4 ontology terms | Show
Parent Term(s)1 ontology terms | Show
+ cephalosporin [Drug Class]
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+ beta-lactam sensitive penicillin-binding protein targeted_by_antibiotic
+ cefotaxime-ceftiofur-tazobactam-clavulanate [Antibiotic+Adjuvant] has_part
+ EBR-5 confers_resistance_to_antibiotic

Yancey RJ, et al. 1987. Am. J. Vet. Res. 48(7):1050-3 Ceftiofur sodium, a broad-spectrum cephalosporin: evaluation in vitro and in vivo in mice. (PMID 3631686)