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Mycolic acid synthesis inhibitor used in treatment of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Isoniazid is a synthetic drug and mycolic acid is the material that bestows the waxiness upon mycobateria cell envelopes. Against rapidly growing bacteria isoniazid is bactericidal but only bacteriostatic against less rapidly growing bacteria.
See also ethambutol.