Sitafloxacin Hydrate

  • CAT Number: A001015
  • CAS Number: 163253-35-8
  • Molecular Formula: C19H18ClF2N3O3.3/2H2O
  • Molecular Weight: 436.84
  • Purity: ≥95%
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Sitafloxacin sesquihydrate is a broad-spectrum fluoroquinoline antibiotic that is particularly active against gram-positive bacteria such as a pneumococci.</br>Sitafloxacin has been shown to have a dual targeted mechanism of action. Other antibacterial quinolones target DNA gyrase or topoisomerase IV, but sitafloxacin targets both at a very similar rate. This double-target approach lowers the possibility of resistant strains.

Catalog Number A001015
CAS Number 163253-35-8


Molecular Formula


Purity 95%
Storage 3 years -20C powder

Onodera, Y., Uchida, Y., Tanaka, M., &amp; Sato, K. (1999). Dual inhibitory activity of sitafloxacin (DU-6859a) against DNA gyrase and topoisomeraseIV of Streptococcus pneumoniae. Journal Of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 44(4), 533-536.</span></p>

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