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Antimicrobial Name: Sparfloxacin (AT-4140, Zagam)
CAS Number: 110871-86-8
Type of Antibiotic: Quinolones->Third Generation
Origin: Chemical/Synthetic
Functional Category: Antibiotic
Molecular Weight: 392.41
Mechanism of Action: The bactericidal action of sparfloxacin results from inhibition of the enzymes topoisomerase II (DNA gyrase) and topoisomerase IV, which are required for bacterial DNA replication, transcription, repair, and recombination.
Chemical Formula:

C19H22F2N4O3

Solubility:

0.118 g/l at 25 °C in H2O

Melting point:

265 °C, 266 - 269 °C (dec)

Comments:

Sparfloxacin (AT-4140, Zagam) is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic used in the treatment of bacterial infections.