Penamecillin

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Penamecillin
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(acetyloxy)methyl (2S,5R,6R)-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-6-[(phenylacetyl)amino]-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylate
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
Legal status
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Identifiers
CAS number 983-85-7 YesY
ATC code J01CE06
PubChem CID 13795
ChemSpider 8426255 N
UNII H0P1YE5581 YesY
KEGG D05406 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C19H22N2O6S 
Mol. mass 406.45278
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Penamecillin, an acetoxymethyl ester of benzylpenicillin, is a prodrug processed to benzylpenicillin by esterases.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Agersborg HPK; Batchelor, A; Cambridge, GW; Rule, AW (1966). "THE PHARMACOLOGY OF PENAMECILLIN". Brit. J. Pharmacol. 26 (3): 649–55. PMC 1510697. PMID 4959939.