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Scientific Name: Cycloserine
Brand Name: Seromycin
Company Owner: Purdue gmp center llc dba the chao center industrial pharmacy
Mechanism Of Action Cycloserine is an analog of the amino acid D-alanine. It interferes with an early step in bacterial cell wall synthesis in the cytoplasm by competitive inhibition of two enzymes, L-alanine racemase, which forms D-alanine from L-alanine, and D-alanylalanine synthetase, which incorporates D-alanine into the pentapeptide necessary for peptidoglycan formation and bacterial cell wall synthesis.
Description of the Drug: Cycloserine is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used in the treatment of tuberculosis and certain urinary tract infections (UTI) .
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Source: DrugBank Online – Retrieved 2023-01-23 from