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Erythromycin A dihydrate

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Related Categories Additional Standards, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, Antibiotics Standards, Chemical Structure,
grade   analytical standard
InChI Key   IWGQNYZQLVGGCS-ZKSNWDMWSA-N
product line   VETRANAL
form   neat
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
format   neat

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Mode of Action: Erythromycin acts by inhibiting elongation at the transpeptidation step, specifically aminoacyl translocation from the A-site to P-site.

Antimicrobial Spectrum: This product acts against both gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria.

Caution

This product is stable in solution at 37°C for 3 days. Stock solutions should be stored at 2-8°C.

Other Notes

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Preparation Note

This product is soluble in water at 2 mg/mL, with a 0.067% solution in water yielding a pH of 8.0-10.5. It is also soluble in ethanol at 50 mg/mL, yielding a clear, colorless to faint yellow solution. It is freely soluble in alcohol, acetone, chloroform, acetonitrile and ethyl acetate but forms salts with acids. All solutions should be protected from light.

Application

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
KF4375000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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