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Sulfonamides

Introduction: Sulfonamides

Description of Sulfonamides

Sulfonamides: A group of compounds that contain the structure SO2NH2. Members of this group, also known as sulfa drugs, are derivatives of sulfanilamide, which competitively inhibit folic acid synthesis in microorganisms, and are bacteriostatic. They have been largely supplanted by more effective and less toxic antibiotics. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
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Sulfonamides: A group of compounds that contain the structure SO2NH2. Members of this group, also known as sulfa drugs, are derivatives of sulfanilamide, which competitively inhibit folic acid synthesis in microorganisms, and are bacteriostatic. They have been largely supplanted by more effective and less toxic antibiotics. (From Dorland, 28th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Sulfonamides

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Hierarchical classifications of Sulfonamides

The following list attempts to classify Sulfonamides into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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