Ofloxacin is used to study pneumococcal cell wall-degrading virulence factors.
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|Alternate Names||Oflocet; Ofloxacine; Oxaldin; Tarivid; Visiren|
|Application Notes||Ofloxacin is used to study pneumococcal cell wall-degrading virulence factors.|
|Base Catalog Number||19901805|
|Biochemical Physiological Actions||Ofloxacin inhibits bacterial DNA gyrase and topoisomerase IV, which haults DNA replication and cell division. Ofloxacin has been shown to convert LytA from the inactive E-form to the active C-form. It is a chiral molecule that inhibits pneumococcal cell wall-degrading virulence factors.|
|Melting Point||254 dec °C|
|Molecular Weight||361.373 g/mol|
|Optical Rotation||+1 to -1°(Lit.)|
|Pack Size||5 g|
|Personal Protective Equipment||Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter|
|Solubility||Water Solubility28.3 mg/mL|
|Usage Statement||Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.|
|Vapor Pressure||9.84X10-13 mm Hg at 25 deg C (est)|