MEGAResFrom MEG, the Microbial Ecology Group

Metronidazole

The metronidazole class of antibiotics are nitroimidazole molecules that disrupt the bacterial cell when converted to an intermediate product. They are primarily effective against anaerobic organisms, since this conversion to the active product occurs in anaerobes.

References

  • http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6849201

Mechanisms

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