SKU: T091  / 
    CAS Number: 55297-95-5


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    Tiamulin is a semi-synthetic analogue of pleuromutilin in which the hydroxyacetyl side chain is replaced with a larger diethylaminoethylthioacetyl moiety, providing greater hydrophobicity and an ionisable group for salt formation and greater water solubility. Tiamulin is a potent and highly selective antibiotic active against a range of Gram positive bacteria, with no cross resistance to existing antibiotic classes due to its unique mode of action. Like pleuromutilin, it inhibits protein synthesis by binding to domain V of 23S rRNA.

    Tiamulin is soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF and DMSO. 
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    Pleuromutilin antibiotics. Hunt E. Drugs Future 2000, 25, 1163.