• Carbadox

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Carbadox is a broad spectrum antibiotic commonly used as a in-feed additive for swine production to improve feed efficiency and to prevent dysentery and swine enteritis. Carbadox has been shown to induce phage encoded Shiga toxin production in Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli or STEC.

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    CAS Number

    6804-07-5

    Molecular Formula

    C11H10N4O4

    Molecular Weight

    262.22

    Storage Conditions

    2-8┬░C

    Spectrum

    Carbadox has a broad spectrum of activity.

References

    References

    Bearson, Bradley L., Heather K. Allen, Brian W. Brunelle, In Soo Lee, Sherwood R. Casjens, and Thaddeus B. Stanton. "The Agricultural Antibiotic Carbadox Induces Phage-mediated Gene Transfer in Salmonella." Front. Microbiol. Frontiers in Microbiology 5 (2014)

    Looft, Torey, Heather K. Allen, Thomas A. Casey, David P. Alt, and Thaddeus B. Stanton. "Carbadox Has Both Temporary and Lasting Effects on the Swine Gut Microbiota." Front. Microbiol. Frontiers in Microbiology 5 (2014)

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