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Description

Sarafloxacin HCl is a water soluble fluoroquinolone antibiotic.

    CAS Number

    91296-87-6

    Molecular Formula

    C20H17F2N3O3 •HCl •3H2O

    Molecular Weight

    475.87

    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.

    Storage Conditions

    2-8°C

    Tariff Code

    2933.59.3600

    Spectrum

    Sarafloxacin HCl is a broad spectrum antibiotic targeting a wide range of gram positive and gram negative bacteria.

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Source

    Synthetic

    Impurity Profile

    Fluoride: Not more than 8.1%

    Assay

    (On Dried Basis): ≥98.0%

    Loss on Drying

    ≤8.0%

    Residue On Ignition

    Not more than 0.2%

    Heavy Metals

    Not more than 20ppm

References

    References

    Wolfson, John S., and David C. Hooper. "The Fluoroquinolones: Structures, Mechanisms of Action and Resistance, and Spectra of Activity in Vitro." American Society for Microbiology 4th ser. 28 (1985): 581-86.

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