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Sulfanilamide is used used as Antibacterial agent. It is also used to treat Vaginal infection caused by fungus.
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|Alternate Names||4-Aminobenzenesulfonamide; p-Aminobenzenesulfonamide; Sulfamine; Sulphanilamide|
|Application Notes||Sulfanilamide is used used as Antibacterial agent. It is also used to treat Vaginal infection caused by fungus.|
|Base Catalog Number||102988|
|Beilstein Registry Number||511852|
|Biochemical Physiological Actions||Sulfonamide antibiotic that blocks the synthesis of dihydrofolic acid by inhibiting the enzyme dihydropteroate synthase. Mode of Action: A competitive inhibitor of dihydropteroate synthestase to block the synthesis of folic acid. Anti-microbial Spectrum: Gram positive, Gram negative, Chlamydia. Mode of Resistance: Alteration of dihydropteroate synthase or alternative pathway for folic acid synthesis.|
|Density||1.08 at 68° F (NTP, 1992)|
|Melting Point||329 to 331° F (NTP, 1992)|
|Molecular Weight||172.202 g/mol|
|Partition Coefficient||log Kow = -0.62(Lit.)|
|Personal Protective Equipment||Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter|
|pH||NEUTRAL TO LITMUS; PH OF 0.5% AQ SOLN: 5.8-6.1|
|pKa||pKa = 10.43, pKb = 11.63(Lit.)|
|UV Visible Absorbance||λ max (water)-255 - 259 nm|