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Tetracycline Antibiotic (Code C1595)

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Preferred Name: Tetracycline Antibiotic

Definition: Any of a group of broad spectrum naphthacene antibiotics isolated from various species of Streptomyces or produced semisynthetically. In bacteria, tetracycline antibiotics block binding of aminoacyl-tRNA to the mRNA-ribosome complex, thereby inhibiting protein synthesis. (NCI05)

Label: Tetracycline Antibiotic

NCI Thesaurus Code: C1595 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C1744619  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Tetracycline Antibiotic
Tetracycline Antibiotics

External Source Codes: 
ChEBI ID CHEBI:26895 (see ChEBI info)
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 470241
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 470241 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C1744619

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C1595
Legacy_Concept_Name Tetracycline_Antibiotic
Semantic_Type Antibiotic
Semantic_Type Chemical Viewed Functionally

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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