What is Glycylcycline?

Glycylcyclines are a new class of antibiotics derived from tetracycline. These tetracycline analogues are specifically designed to overcome two common mechanisms of tetracycline resistance, namely resistance mediated by acquired efflux pumps and/or ribosomal protection. Presently, tigecycline is the only glycylcycline approved for antibiotic use.

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Minocycline belongs to a group of antibiotics called tetracyclines are these considered corticosteroids or other immunosuppressive drugs...

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Thanks for your query.

Yes, you are right, Minocycline is a broad-spectrum tetracycline antibiotic.

It is not a corticosteroid neither an...

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