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Spiramycin

Synonym: Formacidine

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Related Categories Antibacterial, Antibiotics, Antibiotics A to Z, Antibiotics N-S, Biochemicals and Reagents,
InChI Key   ACTOXUHEUCPTEW-JMRHEKERSA-N
form   powder
optical activity   [α]/D -85 to -80° in water (Specific rotation (dry basis))
potency   ≥4100 I.U. per mg (dry basis)
color   white
solubility   methanol: soluble
cation traces   heavy metals: ≤20 ppm
Mode of action   protein synthesis | interferes
antibiotic activity spectrum   Gram-positive bacteria
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Packaging

1, 5 g in poly bottle

Quality

A mixture of Spiramycin I, II and III.

Application

Spiramycin is a macrolide antibiotic that is commonly used to treat infections of soft tissues. It has been used to treat bronchopulmonary infections in adults and has been used to study septicemia in mice .

Biochem/physiol Actions

Spiramycin is a 16-membered ring macrolide antibiotic from Streptomyces ambofaciens. It inhibits bacterial protein synthesis at the level of peptidy-tRNA dissociation from ribosomes. It is mainly used against Gram-positive bacteria.

Other Notes

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

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
WG9400000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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