Recent advances in the development of antibacterial agents

S. Avin, A. Avinash, Navin Patil, Sushil Kiran Kunder, Anurag Pathak, K. L. Bairy

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Antibacterials are one of the most commonly prescribed groups of medications, especially in developing nations, owing to the vast number of microbial diseases prevalent in the community. Ever since the discovery of the phenomenal antibacterial, penicillin, there has been a great rise in the number of antibacterials in the market. In this era, where roadblocks like chemo-resistance and mutations plague medicine, scientists across the world are looking to adapt lateral approaches in encountering diseases. This review article brings to limelight, the recent advances in the field of antibacterial drug development, from the year 2007 till date.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1220-1228
Number of pages9
JournalResearch Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)


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