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Synonyms for penicillinase

enzyme produced by certain bacteria that inactivates penicillin and results in resistance to that antibiotic

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Inhibition of penicillinase by epigallocatechin gallate resulting in restoration of antibacterial activity of penicillin against penicillinase-proclucing Staphylococcus aureus.
Penicillinase synthesis controlled by infectious R Factors in Enterobacteriaceae.
Enzyme immunosorbant assay of prolactin with penicillinase as label.
It should be noted that the nitrocefin [beta]-lactamase test on Phoenix and the disk BBL cephinase tests often give conflicting results (in-house experience), with the Phoenix test more likely to call an isolate penicillinase producing.
Enzymes assays indicated that apigenin showed marked inhibitory activity against penicillinase type IV from E.
Nafcillin is used to treat infections caused by penicillinase making staphylococci, which have shown vulnerability to the drug.
nova complex is associated with the presence of membrane-bound penicillinase inducible by clavulinic acid (17,27).
A semisynthetic penicillin, Oxacillin for Injection, USP, is indicated in the treatment of infections which is caused by penicillinase producing staphylococci having demonstrated susceptibility to the drug.
Despite most of Staphylococcus aureus were susceptible to penicillin, in 1944 Kirby described the production of penicillinase in staphylococci (Kirby 1944).
Among Enterobacteriaceae, carbapenemases are mainly found in the Ambler class A penicillinase or class B metallo-enzyme groups.
4) could inhibit penicillinase activity, thus restoring the antibacterial activity of penicillin against penicillinase-proclucing S.
coli ATCC 25922) refuted a plasmid-mediated AmpC [beta]-lactamase (6); the remaining possible resistance mechanisms were hyperproduction of [beta]-lactamase or an inhibitor-resistant penicillinase.
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