Carbapenam

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Carbapenam
Carbapenam structure.svg
Names
IUPAC name
1-Azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptan-7-one
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
Properties
C6H9NO
Molar mass 111.14 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

A carbapenam is a β-lactam compound that is a saturated carbapenem.[1] They exist primarily as biosynthetic intermediates on the way to the carbapenem antibiotics.

Structure of (3S,5R)-carbapenam-3-carboxylic acid

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dalhoff, A.; Janjic, N.; Echols, R. (2006). "Redefining penems". Biochemical Pharmacology. 71 (7): 1085–1095. PMID 16413506. doi:10.1016/j.bcp.2005.12.003.