Chloramphenicol USP


Synonyms: Chloromycetin®(R,R)-ChloramphenicolTega-Cetin
C0325 C0325
CA100216-960 100216-960
Chloramphenicol USP
Chloramphenicol
Chloramphenicol is a broad-spectrum antibiotic effective against most strains of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.

  • Inhibits protein synthesis by interacting with the 50S portion of the 70S ribosome
  • At higher concentrations can inhibit DNA synthesis

Bacteriostatic and inhibiting protein synthesis. Water-soluble, but not as stable in aqueous solutions and more susceptible to hydrolysis by UV light.


Formula: Cl₂CHCONHCH(CH₂OH)CH(OH)C₆H₄NO₂
MW: 323.13 g/mol
MDL Number: MFCD00078159
CAS Number: 56-75-7

 

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