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P0547

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Pentamidine isethionate salt

powder

Synonym(s):
4,4′-(Pentamethylenedioxy)dibenzamidine bis(2-hydroxyethanesulfonate), 1,5-Bis(p-amidinophenoxy)pentane bis(2-hydroxyethanesulfonate salt)
Linear Formula:
CH2[CH2CH2OC6H4C(=NH)NH2]2·2HOCH2CH2SO3H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
592.68
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

form

powder

Quality Level

mp

188-194 °C (lit.)

antibiotic activity spectrum

fungi

Mode of action

enzyme | inhibits

originator

Celgene

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

OCCS(O)(=O)=O.OCCS(O)(=O)=O.NC(=N)c1ccc(OCCCCCOc2ccc(cc2)C(N)=N)cc1

InChI

1S/C19H24N4O2.2C2H6O4S/c20-18(21)14-4-8-16(9-5-14)24-12-2-1-3-13-25-17-10-6-15(7-11-17)19(22)23;2*3-1-2-7(4,5)6/h4-11H,1-3,12-13H2,(H3,20,21)(H3,22,23);2*3H,1-2H2,(H,4,5,6)

InChI key

YBVNFKZSMZGRAD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Pentamidine isethionate salt has been used:
  • as a positive control for anti-leishmanial, anti-plasmodial and cytotoxic assays
  • as a prototypical compound to analyse the inhibitor effect on human ether-a-go-go-related gene (HERG) K+ channel trafficking
  • as an anti-leishmanial agent in promastigotes

Antimicrobial against Pneumocystis carinii.

Packaging

25 mg in poly bottle
1 g in glass bottle
100, 250 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Neuroprotective; inhibits constitutive nitric oxide synthase in the brain; NMDA glutamate receptor antagonist.
Pentamidine isethionate is used as a second line drug for leishmaniasis.

Features and Benefits

This compound was developed by Celgene. To browse the list of other pharma-developed compounds and Approved Drugs/Drug Candidates, click here.

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

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The aim of this work is the isolation of anti-leishmanial compounds from the ethyl acetate extracts of the bark of HEDYOSMUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM. We have successfully isolated and characterized five sesquiterpenes: one new compound (oxyonoseriolide, 1), one compound isolated for the

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