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C8895 Sigma-Aldrich

Clofazimine

Synonym: N,5-Bis(4-chlorophenyl)-3,5-dihydro-3-(isopropylimino)phenazin-2-amine

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Properties

Related Categories A - K, Antibacterial, Antibiotics, Antibiotics A to Z, Antibiotics by Application,
Quality Level   200
Mode of action   protein synthesis | interferes
antibiotic activity spectrum   mycobacteria
originator   Novartis
SMILES string   CC(C)\N=C1/C=C2N(c3ccc(Cl)cc3)c4ccccc4N=C2C=C1Nc5ccc(Cl)cc5
InChI   1S/C27H22Cl2N4/c1-17(2)30-24-16-27-25(15-23(24)31-20-11-7-18(28)8-12-20)32-22-5-3-4-6-26(22)33(27)21-13-9-19(29)10-14-21/h3-17,31H,1-2H3/b30-24+
InChI key   WDQPAMHFFCXSNU-BGABXYSRSA-N

Description

General description

Clofazimine is a riminophenazine, which is used as an antileprosy drug. It is used to treat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Clofazimine prevents neutrophil motility and lymphocyte transformation. It has anti-inflammatory effect, which is used to treat discoid lupus erythematosus. Clofazimine has immunosuppressive property.

Application

Clofazimine has been used:
• for antimicrobial preparation
• to study its accumulation on macrophages to form crystal-like drug inclusions (CLDIs)
• to model drug-induced hepatic granulomatous inflammation
• to study the in vivo cargo storage capacity of macrophages

Packaging

1, 5 g in glass bottle

Features and Benefits

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

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
SG1578000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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