Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology

Antimicrobial Agents

Edited by Varaprasad Bobbarala, ISBN 978-953-51-0723-1, 432 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published September 12, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1867
Edited Volume

This book contains precisely referenced chapters, emphasizing antibacterial agents with clinical practicality and alternatives to synthetic antibacterial agents through detailed reviews of diseases and their control using alternative approaches. The book aims at explaining bacterial diseases and their control via synthetic drugs replaced by chemicals obtained from different natural resources which present a future direction in the pharmaceutical industry. The book attempts to present emerging low cost and environmentally friendly drugs that are free from side effects studied in the overlapping disciplines of medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology and pharmacology.