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Synonyms: MRX-1 | MRX-I
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Contezolid is an oxazolidinone antibiotic against Gram-positive pathogens , including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae, penicillin-intermediate S. pneumoniae (PISP), and vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE). Its orally delivered prodrug is contezolid acefosamil (parent) (MRX-4). Contezolid targets protein synthesis by binding to the V region of the bacterial 23S rRNA.