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Description

Ethionamide is a sparinlgy soluble (0.839 mg/mL) thioamide anti-Mycobacteriumantibiotic.

    CAS Number

    536-33-4

    Molecular Formula

    C8H10N2S

    Molecular Weight

    166.24

    Mechanism of Action

    Ethionamide is thought to interfere with the synthesis of mycolic acids, an essential fatty acid component found in Mycobacterium cell walls.

    Tariff Code

    2933.39.4100

    Spectrum

    Ethionamide targets Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium leprae responsible for tuberculosis and leprosy respectively.

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    Yellow Crystalline Powder

    Melting Point

    160-162°C

    Assay

    (On Dried Basis): 98.5-101.0%

    Loss on Drying

    ≤0.5%

References

    References

    Mizuno, S., and et al. "The Mechanism of Action of Ethionamide." American Review of Respiratory Disease 89 (1964): 933-35. www.ncbi.gov. Web. 30 Aug. 2012.

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