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Chemical Clarithromycin

Name Clarithromycin
CAS Type 1 Name Erythromycin, 6-O-methyl-
Equivalent Terms 6-O-Methylerythromycin | A56268 | A 56268 | A-56268 | Biaxin | TE031 | TE 031 | TE-031
CAS Registry Number 81103-11-9
Definition A semisynthetic macrolide antibiotic derived from ERYTHROMYCIN that is active against a variety of microorganisms. It can inhibit PROTEIN SYNTHESIS in BACTERIA by reversibly binding to the 50S ribosomal subunits. This inhibits the translocation of aminoacyl transfer-RNA and prevents peptide chain elongation.
Structure Clarithromycin
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MeSH® ID D017291
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  14-hydroxyclarithromycin
  14-R-hydroxy-clarithromycin
  6,11-di-O-methylerythromycin A