Tropolone is a bactericidal antibiotic composed of a seven membered aromatic ring and is freely soluble in various organic solvents.
|Mechanism of Action||Tropolone is thought to target cell membranes and increase cell permeability leading to cell lysis.|
|Spectrum||Tropolone is a broad spectrum antibiotic targeting a wide range of gram positive and gram negative bacteria.|
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