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Name: Penicillins
PubChem Compound ID: 9548591
Description: A group of antibiotics that contain 6-aminopenicillanic acid with a side chain attached to the 6-amino group. The penicillin nucleus is the chief structural requirement for biological activity. The side-chain structure determines many of the antibacterial and pharmacological characteristics. (Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 8th ed, p1065)
Molecular formula: C9H12N2O4S
Molecular weight: 244.269 g/mol
CHEBI:17334; Penicillin; penicillins