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Description

Linezolid is an oxazolidinone antibiotic and is effective against Gram positive bacteria including certain strains of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

    CAS Number

    165800-03-3

    Molecular Formula

    C16H20FN3O4

    Molecular Weight

    337.35

    Mechanism of Action

    Linezolid inhibits protein synthesis by binding to the 50S ribosomal subunit which prevents formation of the 30S and 50S ribosomal initiation complex during translation.

    Storage Conditions

    Ambient, Protect from light

    Tariff Code

    2934.99.3000

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    White or almost white powder

    Source

    Synthetic

    Loss on Drying

    ≤1.0%

References

    References

    Shinabarger, Dean L. et al "Mechanism of Action of Oxazolidinones: Effects of Linezolid and Eperezolid on Translation Reactions." Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 41.10 (1997): 2132-136. Ncbi.gov. Web. 24 Mar. 2014.

    Ament, Paul W. "Linezolid: Its Role in the Treatment of Gram-Positive, Drug-Resistant Bacterial Infections." American Family Physician 65.4 (2002): 663-71. Aafp.org. Web. 24 Mar. 2014.

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