History of Sulfonamides
Published Online: 25 APR 2001
Copyright © 2001 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. All rights reserved.
How to Cite
Sneader, W. 2001. History of Sulfonamides. eLS. .
- Published Online: 25 APR 2001
The sulfonamides were the first effective antibacterial drugs. As they were developed a decade before the general introduction of antibiotics, bacteria began to acquire resistance to them as a consequence of their overuse.
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