cinoxacin [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:3004010
Synonym(s)Azolinic acid CIN
DefinitionCinoxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic primarily used for the treatment of urinary tract infections in adults. Cinoxacin binds to DNA gyrase, resulting in double-stranded DNA breaks and cell death.
Drug Classfluoroquinolone antibiotic
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+ fluoroquinolone sensitive gyrA targeted_by_antibiotic
+ fluoroquinolone sensitive gyrB targeted_by_antibiotic

Bucy JG, et al. 1981. J. Urol. 125(6):822-4 A clinical comparison of cinoxacin and nalidixic acid in the treatment of urinary tract infection. (PMID 7017171)