- Formula:C25H44N14O7S (for IB)
- MW:652.7 Da
- Appearance:White solid
- Purity:>99% by HPLC
Capreomycin is a potent antibiotic with activity against mycobateria, Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Capreomycin acts by binding to the 23S ribosomal subunit, disrupting protein synthesis. Capreomycin was discovered from bacteria Streptomyces capreolus.
- in medicine - in combination with other antibiotics for the treatment of tuberculosis infections