delamanid [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:3004490
Synonym(s)deltyba
DefinitionA novel nitroimidazole antibiotic for treating Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Delamanid inhibits bacterial cell wall growth by mycolic acid synthesis disruption and is particularly effective in combination therapies against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.
Drug Classnitroimidazole antibiotic
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Publications

Xavier AS, et al. 2014. J Pharmacol Pharmacother 5(3):222-4 Delamanid: A new armor in combating drug-resistant tuberculosis. (PMID 25210407)