Microbiology - Antimicrobial Chemotherapeutic Agents - Discussion
Discussion Forum : Antimicrobial Chemotherapeutic Agents - Section 1 (Q.No. 4)
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Khushi said: 5 years ago
Mechanism of action. Cycloserine works as an antibiotic by inhibiting cell-wall biosynthesis in bacteria. As a cyclic analogue of D-alanine, cycloserine acts against two crucial enzymes important in the cytosolic stages of peptidoglycan synthesis: alanine racemase (Alr) and D-alanine:D-alanine ligase (Ddl).
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