balofloxacin [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:3004130
Synonym(s)1-cyclopropyl-6-fluoro-1,4-dihydro-8-methoxy-7-(3-methylaminopiperidine-1-yl)-4-oxoquinoline-3-carboxylic acid Q 35 Q-35
DefinitionBalofloxacin is an 8-methoxy fluoroquinolone antibiotic. It shows potent bactericidal activity and inhibits the supercoiling activity of DNA gyrase of S. aureus, E. coli, and P. aeruginosa.
Drug Classfluoroquinolone antibiotic
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+ Escherichia coli LamB confers_resistance_to_antibiotic

Ito T, et al. 1992. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 36(8):1708-14 In vitro antibacterial activity of Q-35, a new fluoroquinolone. (PMID 1329626)

Ito T, et al. 1995. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 39(7):1522-5 Improved bactericidal activity of Q-35 against quinolone-resistant staphylococci. (PMID 7492097)