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Compound Summary for: CID 84029

Clarithromycin

Also known as: Biaxin; Clarithromycine; 6-O-Methylerythromycin; Klaricid; Macladin; Veclam; Naxy; Biaxin XL; Clathromycin
Molecular Formula: C38H69NO13   Molecular Weight: 747.95336   InChIKey: AGOYDEPGAOXOCK-KCBOHYOISA-N
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.   From: MeSH
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