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Name: Clavulanic Acid
PubChem Compound ID: 5280980
Description: Clavulanic acid and its salts and esters. The acid is a suicide inhibitor of bacterial beta-lactamase enzymes from Streptomyces clavuligerus. Administered alone, it has only weak antibacterial activity against most organisms, but given in combination with beta-lactam antibiotics prevents antibiotic inactivation by microbial lactamase.
Molecular formula: C8H9NO5
Molecular weight: 199.161 g/mol
CHEBI:3736; (2R,3Z,5R)-3-(2-hydroxyethylidene)-7-oxo-4-oxa-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid; Antibiotic MM 14151; (Z)-(2R,5R)-3-(2-Hydroxyethyliden)-7-oxo-4-oxa-1-azabicyclo(3.2.0)heptan-2-carbonsaeure; Clavulanate; Clavulansaeure [INN]; Clavulanic Acid; 3008-B; Clavulanic acid [BAN:INN]; (Z)-(2R,5R)-3-(2-Hydroxyethylidene)-7-oxo-4-oxa-1-azabicyclo(3.2.0)heptane-2-carboxylic acid.
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