• Dimetridazole packaged and labeled.

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Description

Dimetridazole is a slightly soluble nitromidazole drug used to combat protozoan and bacterial infections in livestock.

    CAS Number

    551-92-8

    Molecular Formula

    C5H7N3O2

    Molecular Weight

    141.13

    Mechanism of Action

    The mechanism of action of dimetridazole is not well understood; however, it is thought to inhibit cell growth by preventing nucleic-acid synthesis.

    Storage Conditions

    2-8°C

    Tariff Code

    2933.29.4500

Applications

    Eukaryotic Cell Culture Applications

    Dimetridazole is particularly effective against Campylobacter infections in diseased pigs and other livestock.

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    Off-white or brown-colored powder

    Source

    Synthetic

    Melting Point

    138-141°C

    Assay

    (On Dried Basis): 98.0-101.0%

    Loss on Drying

    <1.0%

    Residue On Ignition

    <0.1%

References

    References

    Fernie, D. S., and D. A. Ware. "The Effect of the Nitroimidazole Drug Dimetridazole on Microaerophilic Campylobacters." Journal of Medical Microbiology 10.2 (1977): 233-40. www.ncbi.gov. Web. 31 Aug. 2012.

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