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Description

Sulfamerazine is a bacteriostatic sulfonamide antibiotic. Sulfamerizine is essentially insoluble in water at 0.20 mg/mL.TOKU-E offers two forms of sulfamerazine: sulfamerazine (S033) and sulfamerazine sodium (S059).

    CAS Number

    127-79-7

    Molecular Formula

    C11H12N4O2S

    Molecular Weight

    264.30

    Mechanism of Action

    Like most sulfonamides, sulfamerazine inhibits folic acid synthesis by acting as a competitive inhibitor of dihydropteroate synthetase, an enzyme found in the folic acid synthesis pathway.

    Storage Conditions

    2-8°C

    Tariff Code

    2935.00.4800

    Spectrum

    Sulfamerazine is a broad spectrum antibiotic targeting a wide range of Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria.

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    White or light yellow crystalline powder

    Impurity Profile

    Impurity UN1| Sulphanilamide|63-74-1|C6H8N2O2S|172.20|

    Assay

    (On Dried Basis): 99.0-101.0%

    Loss on Drying

    ≤0.5%

References

    References

    Henry, Richard J. "The Mode of Action of Sulfonamides." Bacteriology Reviews (n.d.): 175-84. www.ncbi.gov. Web. 27 Aug. 2012.

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