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Description

Tropolone is a bactericidal antibiotic composed of a seven membered aromatic ring and is freely soluble in various organic solvents.

    CAS Number

    533-75-5

    Molecular Formula

    C7H6O2

    Molecular Weight

    122.12

    Mechanism of Action

    Tropolone is thought to target cell membranes and increase cell permeability leading to cell lysis.

    Storage Conditions

    2-8°C

    Tariff Code

    2914.40.4000

    Spectrum

    Tropolone is a broad spectrum antibiotic targeting a wide range of gram positive and gram negative bacteria.

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    Beige powder

    Melting Point

    49-52°C

References

    References

    Trust, T. J. "Antibacterial Activity of Tropolone." Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 7.5 (1975): 500-06. www.ncbi.gov. American Society for Microbiology. Web. 28 Aug. 2012.

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