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A cyclic amide, or any compound containing it, formed by the intramolecular condensation of an amino carboxylic acid.


(Elements & Compounds) chem any of a group of inner amides, derived from amino acids, having the characteristic group -CONH-
[C20: from lact(one) + am(ide)]


(ˈlæk tæm)

any of a group of cyclic amides characterized by the NHCO group.
[1880–85; lact (one) + am (ide)]
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The b-lactam antibiotic including penicillins, cephalosporins, cephamycins, monocyclic lactams and other atypical class refers to a large class of antibiotics containing the b-lactam ring structure.
Nitin specialises in manufacturing liquid ampoules, liquid vials, sterile dry powder (beta lactam and non beta lactam), multidose eye/ear drops and lyophilized vials covering more than 200 formulations across various therapeutic areas including antibiotics, anti-malarial, NSAIDs, anti-inflammatory and local anesthetics.
Mitim is private-owned and specializes in the filling of injectable beta lactam products.
In our study we focused on Beta ([beta]) lactam group of antibiotics, since they are widely used in therapy for bacterial infections in cattle, particularly for the treatment of mastitis.
The goal is to establish a fingerprint of the damage caused by beta- lactam antibiotics, thus yielding a panel of bacterial biomarkers that can be leveraged for diagnostic purposes.
Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) does not recommend all beta lactam antibiotic discs to be placed on the same Staphylococcus aureus lawn on Mueller Hinton agar 2.
Beta lactam ([beta]-lactam) group of antibiotics are the workhorse antimicrobial agents in routine management of patients, but the rising prevalence of extended spectrum [beta]- lactamase (ESBL) mediated resistance is giving clinicians a tough time to advise appropriate antimicrobials to their patients as the therapeutic options are limited.
High-gloss, polyvinylidene fluoride-based coating systems and methods (discloses solutions of polyvinylidene resins with very high vinylidene difluoride content in lactam solvent systems and their uses to form high gloss coatings, especially high gloss clear coatings.
An acrylic polymer has no cross-linkable functional group and an acrylic oligomer prepared by polymerization of monomers containing 10%-40% by weight of vinyl monomer with a lactam ring.
A search of literature revealed that the [beta] lactam group of drugs (penicillin, carbacellin) are indeed associated with metabolic alkalosis which occurs because of presence of nonreabsorbable anion, which increases K+ and H+ excretion, leading to metabolic alkalosis1.
The steroidal enamine lactam intermediates used as starting materials were prepared as we first described in 1958.