• Pentamidine

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SKU: P113

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Description
Pentamidine is a broad spectrum drug able to target fungi, parasites and protozoa. While it was previous phased out of common use in medicine due to relatively high toxicity, it has experienced a resurgence with the occurance of drug-resistant organisms (DRO's). Researchers are also interested in the antimicrobial activity of pentamidine's analogs.

TOKU-E Company offers two forms of pentamidine: pentamidine (P113), and pentamidine isethionate (P114).

    CAS Number

    100-33-4

    Molecular Formula

    C19H24N4O2

    Molecular Weight

    340.43

    Mechanism of Action

    The mechanism of action of pentamidine is not yet fully understood.

References

    References

    "Pentamidine" (2016). LiverTox: Clinical and Research Information on Drug-Induced Liver Injury. United States National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases. National Institutes of Health. https://livertox.nih.gov/Pentamidine.htm

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