ceftriaxone   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 5326

Synonyms: Rocephin®
Approved drug
ceftriaxone is an approved drug (FDA (1984))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Ceftriaxone is a cephalosporin antibacterial.
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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 11
Hydrogen bond donors 4
Rotatable bonds 9
Topological polar surface area 293.8
Molecular weight 554.05
XLogP -0.89
No. Lipinski's rules broken 1
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Canonical SMILES CON=C(c1csc(n1)N)C(=O)NC1C(=O)N2C1SCC(=C2C(=O)O)CSc1nc(=O)c(=O)[nH]n1C
Isomeric SMILES CO/N=C(/c1csc(n1)N)\C(=O)N[C@@H]1C(=O)N2[C@@H]1SCC(=C2C(=O)O)CSc1nc(=O)c(=O)[nH]n1C
InChI InChI=1S/C18H18N8O7S3/c1-25-18(22-12(28)13(29)23-25)36-4-6-3-34-15-9(14(30)26(15)10(6)16(31)32)21-11(27)8(24-33-2)7-5-35-17(19)20-7/h5,9,15H,3-4H2,1-2H3,(H2,19,20)(H,21,27)(H,23,29)(H,31,32)/b24-8-/t9-,15-/m1/s1
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Summary of Clinical Use Click here for help
Used to treat bacterial infections.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects Click here for help
Ceftriaxone works by inhibiting synthesis in the bacterial cell wall and in addition, binds to carboxypeptidases, endopeptidases, and transpeptidases (enzymes involved in cell-wall synthesis and cell division) in the bacterial cytoplasmic membrane. Ceftriaxone results in the formation of defective cell walls and cell death.