• Clofazimine

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Description
Clofazimine is a unique rhimophenazine dye with antibacterial, antiinflammatory, and antituberculosis properties.

    CAS Number

    2030-63-9

    Molecular Formula

    C27H22Cl2N4

    Molecular Weight

    473.40

    Mechanism of Action

    The mode of action for the biological activity of clofazimine is unknown but it is thought to act on neutrophils and monocytes.

    Storage Conditions

    ≤30°C

    Spectrum

    Clofazimine is active against Gram-positive bacteria with little to no activity against Gram-negative bacteria.

Specifications

    Appearance

    Red to dark-red crystal or powder

    Melting Point

    212 - 213°C

    Loss on Drying

    Not more than 0.5%

References

    References

    Arbiser, Jack L., and Samuel L. Moschella. "Clofazimine: A Review of Its Medical Uses and Mechanisms of Action." Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 32.2 (1995): 241-47.

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