SKU: E010  / 
    CAS Number: 536-33-4


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    Ethionamide is a sparinlgy soluble (0.839 mg/mL) thioamide anti-Mycobacteriumantibiotic.

    Mechanism of ActionEthionamide is thought to interfere with the synthesis of mycolic acids, an essential fatty acid component found in Mycobacterium cell walls.
    SpectrumEthionamide targets Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium leprae responsible for tuberculosis and leprosy respectively.
    ReferencesMizuno, S., and et al. "The Mechanism of Action of Ethionamide." American Review of Respiratory Disease 89 (1964): 933-35. Web. 30 Aug. 2012.