• Nalidixic acid sodium salt packaged and labeled.

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SKU: N001

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Description

Nalidixic acid is a naphthyridone antibiotic similar in structure and mechanism to quinolones.

TOKU-E offers two forms of nalidixic acid: nalidixic acid (N011) and nalidixic acid sodium salt (N001). Nalidixic acid is sparingly soluble in aqueous solution at 0.1 mg/mL. Nalidixic acid sodium salt is freely soluble in aqueous solution at 50 mg/mL.

    CAS Number

    3374-05-8

    Molecular Formula

    C12H11N2NaO3

    Molecular Weight

    254.22

    Mechanism of Action

    Nalidixic acid indirectly inhibits proteins synthesis by binding DNA and interfering with enzymes involved in DNA replication and transcription.

    Storage Conditions

    2-8°C

    Tariff Code

    2933.49.2600

    Spectrum

    Nalidixic acid is a broad spectrum antibiotic commonly used against bacteria responsible for urinary tract infections.

Applications
Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    White or off-white powder

    Source

    Synthetic

    Water Content (Karl Fisher)

    ≤7.0%

References

    References

    Levitt, Martin, and et al. "Studies on the Mechanism of Action of Nalidixic Acid." Studies on the Mechanism of Action of Nalidixic Acid 4.4 (1973): 479-86. www.ncbi.gov. Web. 10 Sept. 2012.

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