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Fusidic Acid Properties

Fusidic Acid

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Description

 

Fusidic acid is a bacteriostatic antibiotic that is often used topically in creams and eyedrops, but may also be given systemically as tablets or injections. One important clinical use of fusidic acid is its activity against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White Solid
Boiling Point 635.6 °C
CAS Number 6990-06-3
ChEBI 29013
Density 1.16 g/cm3
EINECS Number 230-256-0
IUPAC Name (2Z)-2-[(3α,4α,5α,8α,9β,11α,13α,14β,16β,17Z)-16-(Acetyloxy)-3,11-dihydroxy-4,8,10,14-tetramethylgonan-17-ylidene]-6-methylhept-5-enoic acid
InChI 1S/C31H48O6/c1-17(2)9-8-10-20(28(35)36)26-22-15-24(34)27-29(5)13-12-23(33)18(3)21(29)11-14-30(27,6)31(22,7)16-25(26)37-19(4)32/h9,18,21-25,27,33-34H,8,10-16H2,1-7H3,(H,35,36)/b26-20-/t18-,21-,22-,23+,24+,25-,27-,29-,30-,31-/m0/s1
InChIKey IECPWNUMDGFDKC-MZJAQBGESA-N
Melting Point 190-192°C
Molar Mass 516.71 g/mol
Molecular Formula C31H48O6
RTECS Number RC1350000
Synonyms (2Z)-2-[(3R,4S,5S,8S,9S,10S,11R,13R,14S,16S)-16-Acetyloxy-3,11-dihydroxy-4,8,10,14-tetramethyl-2,3,4,5,6,7,9,11,12,13,15,16-dodecahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-17-ylidene]-6-methylhept-5-enoic acid;29-Nordammara-17(20),24-dien-21-oicacid, 16-(acetyloxy)-3,11-dihydroxy-, (3a,4a,8a,9b,11a,13a,14b,16b,17Z)-;Fusidic Acid