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  • Chemical Name: Tigecycline USP/IH
  • CAS No.:220620-09-7
  • MF:C29H39N5O8
  • MW:585.65
  • Purity:≥98% or according to customer requested
  • Product Categories: API; Intermediates & Fine Chemicals; Pharmaceuticals; Tetracycline Drugs
  • Test method: HPLC

What is Tigecycline?

Tigecycline is tetracycline in which the hydroxy group at position 5 and the methyl group at position 6 are replaced by hydrogen, and with a dimethylamino substituent and an (N-tert-butylglycyl)amino substituent at positions 7 and 9, respectively. A glycylcycline antibiotic, it has activity against a broad range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, including tetracycline-resistant organisms. It is used for the intravenous treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infections caused by susceptible organisms. It has a role as an antibacterial drug. It is a member of tetracyclines and a tertiary alpha-hydroxy ketone. It is a conjugate base of a tigecycline(1+).

Basic information   
Product Name: Tigecycline
Synonyms: Tigecycline hydrate; Tigilcycline; Tigecyclin; Tigecycline 95%
CAS: 220620-09-7
MF: C29H39N5O8
MW: 585.65
EINECS: 685-736-6
Product Categories: pharmaceutical intermediate; Amines; API; Intermediates & Fine Chemicals; Pharmaceuticals; Tetracycline Drugs
Chemical Structure


Chemical Properties     
Melting point  164-166°C
Boiling point  890.9±65.0 °C(Predicted)
density  1.45±0.1 g/cm3(Predicted)
storage temp.  Keep in dark place,Inert atmosphere,Store in freezer, under -20°C
pka 4.50±1.00(Predicted)
form  Orange powder
Merck  14,9432
Tigecycline Uses And Synthesis      

Tigecycline is a parenteral glycycline antibiotic used for treatment of serious infections due to susceptible organisms. Tigecycline therapy is sometimes accompanied by minor aminotransferase elevations, but has not been definitely associated with clinically apparent liver injury with jaundice.

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