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Sulfapyridine Properties

Sulfapyridine

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Description

 

Sulfapyridine is a sulfonamide antibiotic. Sulfonamides inhibit multiplication of bacteria by acting as competitive inhibitors of p-aminobenzoic acid in the folic acid metabolism cycle. Sulfapyridine is a competitive inhibitor of the bacterial enzyme dihydropteroate synthetase.

Chemical Properties

CAS Number 144-83-2
IUPAC Name 4-Amino-N-Pyridin-2-ylbenzenesulfonamide
InChI 1S/C11H11N3O2S/c12-9-4-6-10(7-5-9)17(15,16)14-11-3-1-2-8-13-11/h1-8H,12H2,(H,13,14)
InChIKey GECHUMIMRBOMGK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Melting Point 191-193 ºC
Molar Mass 249.29 g/mol
Molecular Formula C11H11N3O2S
Synonyms 2-Sulfapyridine;4-((2-Pyridylamino)sulfonyl)aniline;4-amino-N-(2-pyridinyl)benzenesulfonamide;2-(4-Aminobenzenesulfonamido)Pyridine;4-amino-N-(2-pyridyl)benzenesulfonamide;4-amino-N-(pyridin-2-yl)benzene-1-sulfonamide;Thioseptal
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