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Penicillins, cephalosporins, vancomycin (also imipenem and aztreonam)
Inhibition of cross-linking (transpeptidation) of peptidoglycan via beta-lactam ring
Inhibition of other steps in peptidoglycan synthesis
Chloramphenicol, erythromycin, clindamycin
Action on 50S ribosomal subunit
Tetracyclines (and aminoglycosides)
Action on 30S ribosomal subunit
Sulfonamides (and trimethoprim)
Inhibition of nucleotide synthesis via competitive inhibition as PABA agonist.
Inhibition of DNA synthesis via inhibiting DNA gyrase.
Inhibition of mRNA synthesis
Amphotericin B (nystatin, ketoconazole)