CONTROL OF MOS BY ANTIBIOTICS CONTD..
- Bacitracin: It is produced by Bacillus subtilis. Since it is toxic to animal or human cells it cannot be used for systemic chemotherapy. But it is used as skin ointments & is effective against Gram positive bacteria. It also inhibits cell wall synthesis( prevents regeneration of mono phosphate from pyrophosphate). To know visit this link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bacitracin, http://www.webmd.com/drugs/drug-14270-bacitracin+top.aspx?drugid=14270&drugname=bacitracin+top, http://www.drugs.com/cdi/bacitracin-ointment.html.
Fig: Bacitracin as Ointment