- Appearance:White solid
- Purity:>98% by HPLC
*Please inquire the availability for this product. Azithromycin is a semi-synthetic, ring-expanded erythromycin produced by a Beckmann rearrangement of erythromycin oxime and reduction to the imine ether, followed by reductive methylation. Azithromycin was the first of the azalides and was designed to improve the stability and biological half-life of erythromycin A, as well as improve activity against Gram negative bacteria. Since its discovery in 1980 by Djokic and co-workers, azithromycin has enjoyed considerable therapeutic success.
>98% by HPLC
Azithromycin is an azalide antibiotic, which inhibits the growth of gram negative bacteria, such as Haemophilus influenza