cefradine [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:3004009
Synonym(s)Cephradine RAD
DefinitionCefradine is a first-generation cephalosporin and broad spectrum beta-lactam antibiotic. Cefradine binding to penicillin-binding proteins disrupts cell wall peptidoglycan cross-linkage, resulting in cell lysis.
Drug Classcephalosporin
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Neiss ES, et al. 1973. J Ir Med Assoc Suppl:1-12 Cephradine--a summary of preclinical studies and clinical pharmacology. (PMID 4572639)