• Lomefloxacin HCl packaged and labeled.

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Description

Lomefloxacin HCl is a difluorinated quinolone antibiotic with a broad spectrum of activity. Lomefloxacin HCl has a similar activity level as ofloxacin.

    CAS Number

    98079-52-8

    Molecular Formula

    C17H19F2N3O3 · HCl

    Molecular Weight

    387.81

    Mechanism of Action

    Fluoroquinolone antibiotics target bacterial DNA gyrase, an enzyme which reduces DNA strain during replication. Because DNA gyrase is required during DNA replication, subsequent DNA synthesis and ultimately cell division is inhibited.

    Tariff Code

    2933.59.7000

    Spectrum

    Broad spectrum of activity. Targets Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria.

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Loss on Drying

    ≤2.0%

References

    References

    Piddock, L. J. "Mechanism of Action of Lomefloxacin." Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 34.6 (1990): 1088-093. Nih.gov. Web. 24 Mar. 2014.

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