Definition

A broad-spectrum antimicrobial carboxyfluoroquinoline.

Description

Ciprofloxacin is only found in individuals that have used or taken this drug. It is a broad-spectrum antimicrobial carboxyfluoroquinoline. The bactericidal action of ciprofloxacin results from inhibition of the enzymes topoisomerase II (DNA gyrase) and topoisomerase IV, which are required for bacterial DNA replication, transcription, repair, strand supercoiling repair, and recombination.

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Ciprofloxacin Interacts with Diseases

Ciprofloxacin Interacts with Genes