tetracycline   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 10927

Synonyms: achromycin | Ala-Tet® | Brodspec® | NSC-108579 | Panmycin® | Sumycin® | TCN
Approved drug
tetracycline is an approved drug (FDA (1953), UK (2001))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Tetracycline is a long-used oral antibacterial. It has broad spectrum activity against aerobic and anaerobic bacteria, both Gram-negative and Gram-positive. Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Proteus spp. have natural resistance to tetracyclines. Acquired resistance to tetracycline is now commonplace.
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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 9
Hydrogen bond donors 6
Rotatable bonds 2
Topological polar surface area 181.62
Molecular weight 444.15
XLogP 0.26
No. Lipinski's rules broken 1
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Canonical SMILES CN([C@@H]1C(=O)C(=C([C@@]2([C@H]1C[C@H]1C(=C(O)c3c([C@@]1(C)O)cccc3O)C2=O)O)O)C(=O)N)C
Isomeric SMILES CN([C@@H]1C(=O)C(=C([C@@]2([C@H]1C[C@H]1C(=C(O)c3c([C@@]1(C)O)cccc3O)C2=O)O)O)C(=O)N)C
InChI InChI=1S/C22H24N2O8/c1-21(31)8-5-4-6-11(25)12(8)16(26)13-9(21)7-10-15(24(2)3)17(27)14(20(23)30)19(29)22(10,32)18(13)28/h4-6,9-10,15,25-26,29,31-32H,7H2,1-3H3,(H2,23,30)/t9-,10-,15-,21+,22-/m0/s1
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Summary of Clinical Use Click here for help
Tetracyclines retain efficacy for treating infections by intracellular bacterial pathogens such as Chlamydia, Mycoplasma and Rickettsia, and for spirochaetal infections, including syphilis, leptospirosis, and Lyme disease (B. burgdorferi). Anthrax, plague, and brucellosis, are also sensitive to tetracyclines. Tetracycline is indicated to treat respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, sexually transmitted diseases, skin Infections, ophthalmic infections, Rickettsial infections, psittacosis, brucellosis, cholera and bubonic plague.
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