• Sulfamerazine sodium packaged and labeled.

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Description

Sulfamerazine is a bacteriostatic sulfonamide antibiotic. TOKU-E offers two forms of Sulfamerazine: Sulfamerazine (S033) and Sulfamerazine sodium (S059).

    CAS Number

    127-58-2

    Molecular Formula

    C11H11N4O2SNa

    Molecular Weight

    286.69

    Mechanism of Action

    Like most sulfonamides, Sulfamerazine sodium 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 sodium is a broad spectrum antibiotic targeting a wide range of Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria.

Specifications

    Appearance

    White or light yellow crystalline powder

    pH

    10.0-11.0

    Assay

    (On Dried Basis): 99.0-101.0%

    Loss on Drying

    ≤2.5%

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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