Metacycline

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Metacycline
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(2Z,4S,4aR,5S,5aR,12aS)-2-[amino(hydroxy)methylene]-4-(dimethylamino)-5,10,11,12a-tetrahydroxy-6-methylene-4a,5a,6,12a-tetrahydrotetracene-1,3,12(2H,4H,5H)-trione
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
MedlinePlus a682778
Legal status
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Identifiers
CAS number 914-00-1 N
ATC code J01AA05
PubChem CID 5281054
ChemSpider 10468596 YesY
UNII IR235I7C5P N
ChEMBL CHEMBL249837 N
NIAID ChemDB 001301
Chemical data
Formula C22H22N2O8 
Mol. mass 442.419 g/mol
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Metacycline is a tetracycline antibiotic. It is used as a precursor in the industrial synthesis of doxycycline hyclate. It should not be confused with the antibiotic methicillin (aka meticillin).