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Carbadox

Synonym: 3-(2-Quinoxalinylmethylene)carbazic acid methyl ester N,N′-dioxide

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Properties

Related Categories Antibiotics, Antibiotics A to Z, Antibiotics A-F, Biochemicals and Reagents
InChI Key   OVGGLBAWFMIPPY-WUXMJOGZSA-N
assay   ≥98% (HPLC)
form   powder
solubility   1 M NaOH: soluble50 mg/mL
Mode of action   DNA synthesis | interferes
antibiotic activity spectrum   Gram-negative bacteria
  Gram-positive bacteria
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Packaging

25 g in glass bottle

Application

Carbadox has been used to suppress aldosterone production, to study the spread of shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) strains, and to compare different antimicrobial activities.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Carbadox is a quinoxaline-di-N-oxide antibiotic that is generally used in feed to swine to prevent dysentery and improve feed efficiency. It inhibits bacteria by intercalation and induction of mutations in bacterial genome.

Other Notes

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1325 - class 4.1 - PG 2 - Flammable solids, organic, n.o.s., HI: all
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
64.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
18 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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