Metacycline

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Metacycline
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FormulaC22H22N2O8
Molar mass442.419 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 has been found to act as an agonist of the human pregnane X receptor ligand-binding domain and to induce CYP3A4 expression in vitro.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shukla SJ, Sakamuru S, Huang R, Moeller TA, Shinn P, Vanleer D, Auld DS, Austin CP, Xia M (2011). "Identification of clinically used drugs that activate pregnane X receptors" (PDF). Drug Metab. Dispos. 39 (1): 151–9. doi:10.1124/dmd.110.035105. PMC 3014269. PMID 20966043.