Saturday, 21 February 2015

MNEMONIC TO REMEMBER SITE OF ACTION OF PROTEIN SYNTHESIS INHIBITING ANTI-BIOTIC .

MNEMONIC:



                BUY AT 30 AND SELL AT 50

A - AMINOGLYCOSIDE
T - TETRACYCLINES
 
THESE BOTH  BIND ON 30 S RIBOSOME AND INHIBITS PROTEIN SYNTHESIS .


S - STRETOGRAMINS
E - ERYTHROMYCIN
L - LINEZOLID 
L - LINCOSAMIDES

THESE DRUGS BIND ON 50 S RIBOSOME AND INHIBIT PROTEIN SYNTHESIS .

COURTESY: SPARSH MOHAN TEXTBOOK OF PHARMACOLOGY

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