• Capreomycin sulfate packaged and labeled.

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Description

Capreomycin sulfate is a freely soluble bacteriostatic aminoglycoside antibiotic.

    CAS Number

    1405-37-4

    Molecular Formula

    1A: C25H44N14O8 •H2SO4
    1B: C25H44N14O7 •H2SO4

    Molecular Weight

    Capreomycin 1A: 766.78
    Capreomycin 1B: 750.78

    Mechanism of Action

    The mode of action of capreomycin is not well defined but it is thought to inhibit protein synthesis by inhibiting normal ribosomal functions.

    Storage Conditions

    -20°C

    Tariff Code

    2941.90.1050

    Spectrum

    Capreomycin is used primarily against Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    White or almost white powder

    Source

    Streptomyces caprealus.

    pH

    4.5-7.5

    Assay

    700 µg/mg - 1050 µg/mg (Dried basis)

    Loss on Drying

    ≤10.0%

    Residue On Ignition

    ≤3.0%

    Heavy Metals

    ≤0.003%

References

    References

    Liu, X. M., and J. P. Xiu. "Action and Resistance Mechanisms of Capreomycin: A Functional Genomic Perspective." Institute of Modern Biopharmaceuticals 43.8 (2008): 788-92. www.ncbi.gov. Web. 27 Aug. 2012.

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