Chloramphenicol ≥99%, off-white powder

Supplier: MP Biomedicals
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Synonyms: Chloromycetin®,Tega-Cetin,(R,R)-Chloramphenicol

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Chloramphenicol ≥99%, off-white powder
Chloramphenicol

Chloramphenicol is a synthetic antibiotic, which was first isolated from strains of Streptomyces venezuelae


It has a broad spectrum of activity against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.


Mode of Action: Inhibits translation on the 50S ribosomal subunit at the peptidyl transferase step (elongation inhibition). It is bacteriostatic. Mode of Resistance: Acetylation by chloramphenicol acetyltransferase.


Soluble in methanol (50 mg/ml - clear, pale yellow solution), butanol, ethyl acetate, acetone, ethanol, propylene glycol; slightly soluble in water, ether; insoluble in benzene, petroleum ether, vegetable oils.

Formula: Cl₂CHCONHCH(CH₂OH)CH(OH)C₆H₄NO₂
MW: 323.13 g/mol
Melting Pt: 150 °C
Density: 1.586 g/ml
Storage Temperature: Ambient
MDL Number: MFCD00078159
CAS Number: 56-75-7
EINECS: 200-287-4
Merck Index: 13,02087

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Specification Test Results

Identity Test Passes
Purity ≥99%
FTIR Conforms to Standard
Melting point 145 - 155 °C
Optical Rotation (c=5 ethanol) +18° ± 5°

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