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Published by Wiley in Chichester [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Antibiotics -- Dictionaries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn S. Glasby.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRS161 .G56 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination467 p. :
Number of Pages467
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4725683M
ISBN 100471997226
LC Control Number78013356

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Get this from a library! Encyclopaedia of antibiotics. [John S Glasby] -- Alphabetical arrangement of about antibiotics. Intended for workers in organic chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, medicine, and microbiology. Entries include formula, structure, description.   Short entries for experimental and clinically useful antibiotics arranged alphabetically: clinical and structural (where known) formulas, melting point, description of sources, synonyms, crystal characteristics, solubilities, salts, antimicrobial activities, side-effects, dosage, literature references. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . NARRATOR: By the s, the use of antibiotics had revolutionized the treatment of previously untreatable infectious diseases. In the Surgeon General of the United States of America, William Stewart, declared, "the time has come to close the book on infectious diseases. We have basically wiped out infection in the United States.".

Antibiotics may be informally defined as the subgroup of anti-infectives derived from bacterial sources and used to treat bacterial infections. Purpose. Antibiotics are used for treatment or prevention of bacterial infection. Other classes of drugs, most notably the sulfonamides, may be effective antibacterials. Similarly, some antibiotics may. Encyclopedia of Infectious Diseases: Modern Methodologies. Editor(s): Michel Tibayrenc; including bioterrorism, world market and infectious diseases, and antibiotics for public health. "This is a fascinating book feels more like a series of musings and reviews as opposed to an encyclopaedia.". Antibiotic, chemical substance produced by a living organism, generally a microorganism, that is detrimental to other microorganisms. Antibiotics came into worldwide prominence with the introduction of penicillin in Since then they have revolutionized the . Patients Encyclopedia of Urinary Tract Infection, Sexual Cystitis and Interstitial Cystitis: The international bible on self-help [Kilmartin, Angela] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Patients Encyclopedia of Urinary Tract Infection, Sexual Cystitis and Interstitial Cystitis: The international bible on self-help/5(19).

From inside the book. What people are saying The British Encyclopaedia of Medical Practice: Medical progress abnormal absorption activity acute administration adrenal aldosterone Amer antibiotics antibody anticoagulant artery arthritis associated blood Brit calcium Cancer carcinoma carotid cause cells cent cerebral chlorothiazide.   The discovery of the first element that had the power of dissolving bacteria was an accident. In , while working on influenza virus, Scottish research scientist Alexander Fleming observed that mold had developed accidentally on a glass plate he had left in the sink and that the mold had created a bacteria-free circle around itself. He was inspired to further experiment . An antibiotic is a type of antimicrobial substance active against is the most important type of antibacterial agent for fighting bacterial infections, and antibiotic medications are widely used in the treatment and prevention of such infections. They may either kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria. A limited number of antibiotics also possess antiprotozoal activity. The book is highly commended to those physicists who wish to broaden their knowledge ofthe topics covered. F. F. Heymann Atlas of MetaCLigand Equilibria Aqueous Solution by J. Kregten. John Wiley, London. f in Pp. 78 1, This book is essentially an atlas, giving in graphical form the behaviour of 45 common metals with 29 common ligands.