Antibiotic Classification by Mechanism of Action

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Antibiotic Classification by Mechanism of Action



Cell Wall Synthesis: 

Penicillins 

Cephalosporins 

Carbapenems 

Monobactams 

Beta-lactamase inhibitors

Glycopeptides 



 Protein Synthesis: 

Aminoglycosides

Tetracyclines 

Oxazolidonones 

Streptogramins 

Cloramphenicol 

Macrolides 

Lincosamides 



DNA Topoisomerases: 

Fluorquinolones 

Quinolones 



Folic Acid Synthesis: 

Sulfonamides 

DHFR inhibitors 



DNA Damage: Metronidazole

mRNA Synthesis: Rifampin



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