Efrotomycin

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0056592-32-6

Chemical Formula

C59-H88-N2-O20

Molecular Weight

1145

Therapeutic Category

Growth stimulant

Chemical Names

(αS,2R,3R,4R,6S)-4-[[6-Deoxy-4-O-(6-deoxy-2,4-di-O-methyl-α-L-mannopyranosyl)-3-O-methyl-β-D-allopyranosyl]oxy]-N-[(2E,4E,6S,7R)-7-[(2S,3S,4R,5R)-5-[(1E,3E,5E)-6-(1,2-dihydro-4-hydroxy-1-methyl-2-oxonicotinoyl)-1,3,5-heptatrienyl]-α-ethyltetrahydro-2,3-di (WHO)

An antibacterial produced by Streptomyces lactamduransand comprising three components: efrotomycin A₁, efrotomycin A₂ (an isomer of A₁) and efrotomycin B (BAN)

Mocimycin, 31-O-[6-deoxy-4-O-(6-deoxy-2,4-di-O-methyl-α-L-mannopyranosyl)-3-O-methyl-β-D-allopyranosyl]-1-methyl- (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Efrotomycinum (Latin)
  • Efrotomycin (German)
  • Éfrotomycine (French)
  • Efrotomicina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Efrotomycin (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • Antibiotic FR 02A (IS)
  • BRN 5230192 (IS)
  • FR-02A (IS)
  • L 682313-000 (IS)
  • MK-621 (IS: Merck)

Brand Name

  • Producil (veterinary use)
    Merial, United States

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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