Class: Cyclic lipopeptide Source: Streptomyces roseosporus Discovered: 1980s; approved for use in 2003 (FDA) Molecular weight: 1620 DA. Immunomodulatory effect: Daptomycin causes limited/no bacterial cell lysis. It also impairs the cell division. This process leads to...


Class and Chemical structure: Siderophore cephalosporin.  It is a synthetic conjugate, of a cephalosporin moiety and a siderophore moiety. Siderophore moiety bind to the iron and helps the antibiotic to gain entry into bacterial cells using active iron transporters...
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