sulphonamidemedical dictionary

<pharmacology> Group of drugs derived from sulphanilamide (a red dye): act by blocking folic acid synthesis from p aminobenzoic acid (PABA), because they are competitive analogues.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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