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Ethionamide

Synonym: 2-Ethyl-4-pyridinecarbothioamide

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Properties

Related Categories A - H, Amino Acids, Biochemicals and Reagents, Modified Amino Acids
InChI Key   AEOCXXJPGCBFJA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Application

Ethionamide is used in antimicrobials and in potency assay of test compounds on M. tuberculosis.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Ethionamide is used as an anti-tuberculosis antibiotic and an inducer of hypothyroidism.

General description

Ethionamide (ETA, ETH), a thioamide, is an anti-tuberculosis agent used as a second-line therapy in treating tuberculosis when other agents are not effective. The structure of ETA is similar to isoniazid.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. E6005.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

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Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
NS0350000
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