Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Gentamicin

It is an aminoglycoside antibiotic derived from "Micromonospora" bacteria.

Mechanism of Action:
It binds irreversibly to 30S-subunit proteins and 16S rRNA resulting in the production of nonfunctional peptide.

Uses:
It is used to treat infections caused by E. coli and proteus species.
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