Definitions

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  • noun biochemistry any compound of a carbohydrate and a peptide

Etymologies

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glyco- +‎ peptide

Examples

  • It has developed several types of resistance to vancomycin, a glycopeptide, which for decades was the MRSA drug of last resort, and is beginning to exhibit resistance to drugs in newly developed families that were intended to replace vancomycin: linezolid (Zyvox), an oxazolidinone, and daptomycin (marketed as Cubicin), a lipopeptide.

    SUPERBUG

  • It was a new class of drug, a glycopeptide, which meant that bacteria had no prior experience in how to defeat it.

    SUPERBUG

  • That is partly because it is a glycopeptide, a separate class of drug from penicillin and methicillin.

    SUPERBUG

  • It was a new class of drug, a glycopeptide, which meant that bacteria had no prior experience in how to defeat it.

    SUPERBUG

  • It has developed several types of resistance to vancomycin, a glycopeptide, which for decades was the MRSA drug of last resort, and is beginning to exhibit resistance to drugs in newly developed families that were intended to replace vancomycin: linezolid (Zyvox), an oxazolidinone, and daptomycin (marketed as Cubicin), a lipopeptide.

    SUPERBUG

  • That is partly because it is a glycopeptide, a separate class of drug from penicillin and methicillin.

    SUPERBUG

  • It has developed several types of resistance to vancomycin, a glycopeptide, which for decades was the MRSA drug of last resort, and is beginning to exhibit resistance to drugs in newly developed families that were intended to replace vancomycin: linezolid (Zyvox), an oxazolidinone, and daptomycin (marketed as Cubicin), a lipopeptide.

    SUPERBUG

  • It was a new class of drug, a glycopeptide, which meant that bacteria had no prior experience in how to defeat it.

    SUPERBUG

  • That is partly because it is a glycopeptide, a separate class of drug from penicillin and methicillin.

    SUPERBUG

  • The best adequacy for EA was obtained by combinations of imipenem/cilastatin or piperacillin/tazobactam, amikacin and a glycopeptide, with values reaching 99% and 94%, respectively.

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