Erythromycin Glucoheptonate

Title: Erythromycin Glucoheptonate
CAS Registry Number: 23067-13-2
CAS Name: D-glycero-D-gulo-Heptonic acid compd with erythromycin (1:1)
Additional Names: erythromycin glucoheptonic acid salt; erythromycin gluceptate
Trademarks: Ilotycin Gluceptate (Lilly)
Molecular Formula: C44H81NO21
Molecular Weight: 960.11
Percent Composition: C 55.04%, H 8.50%, N 1.46%, O 34.99%
Line Formula: C37H67NO13.C7H14O8
Literature References: Semi-synthetic macrolide antibiotic. Prepn: Shepler, US 2852429 (1958 to Lilly).
Properties: Crystals, mp 95-140°. Freely sol in water, alcohol, dioxane, acetone, propylene glycol. Practically insol in ether, carbon tetrachloride, toluene, benzene. 2% aq solns are levorotatory and have a pH of 6.0 to 7.5.
Melting point: mp 95-140°
Therap-Cat: Antibacterial.
Keywords: Antibacterial (Antibiotics); Macrolides.
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