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Name: beta-Lactams
Description: Four-membered cyclic AMIDES, best known for the PENICILLINS based on a bicyclo-thiazolidine, as well as the CEPHALOSPORINS based on a bicyclo-thiazine, and including monocyclic MONOBACTAMS. The BETA-LACTAMASES hydrolyze the beta lactam ring, accounting for BETA-LACTAM RESISTANCE of infective bacteria.
4-Thia-1-Azabicyclo(4.2.0)Octanes; 4-Thia-1-Azabicyclo(3.2.0)Heptanes; beta Lactams