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19-4497

Sigma-Aldrich

Metronidazole

SAJ first grade, ≥99.0%

Synonym(s):
2-Methyl-5-nitroimidazole-1-ethanol
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H9N3O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
171.15
Beilstein:
611683
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

grade

SAJ first grade

assay

≥99.0%

availability

available only in Japan

mp

159-161 °C (lit.)

Mode of action

DNA synthesis | interferes

antibiotic activity spectrum

Gram-negative bacteria
parasites

SMILES string

CC1=NC=C([N+]([O-])=O)N1CCO

InChI

1S/C6H9N3O3/c1-5-7-4-6(9(11)12)8(5)2-3-10/h4,10H,2-3H2,1H3

InChI key

VAOCPAMSLUNLGC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Chemical structure: imidazole

Pictograms

Health hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Carc. 1B - Muta. 1B - STOT RE 2

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Jayaram Lakshmaiah Narayana et al.
Oncotarget, 6(15), 12936-12954 (2015-05-24)
Helicobacter pylori infection is marked by a strong association with various gastric diseases, including gastritis, ulcers, and gastric cancer. Antibiotic treatment regimens have low success rates due to the rapid occurrence of resistant H. pylori strains, necessitating the development of
T H I Brummer et al.
BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 120(10), 1269-1276 (2013-06-22)
To evaluate cefuroxime and metronidazole antibiotic prophylaxis. Observational nonrandomised 1-year prospective cohort study. Fifty-three hospitals in Finland. A total of 5279 women undergoing hysterectomy for benign indications, with cefuroxime given to 4301 and metronidazole given to 2855. Excluding other antibiotics
Christina M Surawicz et al.
The American journal of gastroenterology, 108(4), 478-498 (2013-02-27)
Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is a leading cause of hospital-associated gastrointestinal illness and places a high burden on our health-care system. Patients with CDI typically have extended lengths-of-stay in hospitals, and CDI is a frequent cause of large hospital outbreaks
Amber Howerton et al.
The Journal of infectious diseases, 207(10), 1498-1504 (2013-02-20)
Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is a leading cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea. The infective form of C. difficile is the spore, but the vegetative bacterium causes the disease. Because C. difficile spore germination is required for symptomatic infection, antigermination approaches could
Konstantinos Z Vardakas et al.
International journal of antimicrobial agents, 40(1), 1-8 (2012-03-09)
The objective of this review was to evaluate the frequency of treatment failure and recurrence of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) following treatment with vancomycin or metronidazole in recently performed studies (last 10 years). Searches in PubMed and Scopus were performed

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