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Antimicrobial Name: Tetracycline hydrochloride
CAS Number: 64-75-5
Type of Antibiotic: Tetracyclines
Origin: Semi-synthetic
Functional Category: Antibiotic
Molecular Weight: 480.902
Chemical Formula:


Melting point:

 214 °C (dec)


Tetracycline hydrochloride is a broad-spectrum polyketide antibiotic produced by the Streptomyces genus of Actinobacteria, indicated for use against many bacterial infections. It is a protein synthesis inhibitor. It is commonly used to treat acne today, and, more recently, rosacea, and played a historical role in reducing the incidence of mortality because of cholera.