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Antimicrobial Name: Cefoperazone (Cefobid)
CAS Number: 62893-19-0
Type of Antibiotic: Cephalosporins->Third Generation
Origin: Semi-synthetic
Functional Category: Antibiotic
Molecular Weight: 645.67
Mechanism of Action: Like all beta-lactam antibiotics, cefoperazone binds to specific penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) located inside the bacterial cell wall, causing the inhibition of the third and last stage of bacterial cell wall synthesis. Cell lysis is then mediated by bacterial cell wall autolytic enzymes such as autolysins.
Chemical Formula:

C25H27N9O8S2

Solubility:

475 µg/ml in water

Melting point:

167-171°C

Comments:

Cefoperazone (Cefobid) is a third generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It is one of few cephalosporin antibiotics effective in treating Pseudomonas bacterial infections which are otherwise resistant to these antibiotics..