This stimulating new edition primarily covers medically important antimicrobial agents. It has been completely updated and rewritten to include a wealth of information on the latest understanding of the mechanisms of antimicrobial action and drug resistance.The requirements for a compound having disinfectant or antiseptic action differ markedly from those needed in a systemic drug. Many compounds used successfully against microbial infections do not actually kill micro-organisms, but onlyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Antimicrobial Drug Action|
|Author||:||Trevor J. Franklin, George Alan Snow|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2005-03-03|