Radezolid is an oxazolidinone antibiotic and a derivative of linezolid (Item No. 15012).{46800} It is active against a variety of bacterial clinical isolates, including strains of methicillin-sensitive and -resistant S. aureus, vancomycin-sensitive and -resistant E. faecalis and E. faecium, and linezolid-resistant S. aureus, S. epidermidis, E. faecalis, E. faecium, and S. pneumoniae (MICs = ?0.25-64 ug/ml). Radezolid is also active against L. monocytogenes, S. aureus, L. pneumophila, and S. epidermidis in THP-1 macrophages (EC50s = 0.62, 0.63, 8.45, and 2.99 mg/L, respectively).{46801} It inhibits protein translation in isolated wild-type and linezolid-resistant S. aureus 70S ribosomes but not rabbit reticulocyte lysates (IC50s = 0.02, 0.03, and >2 uM, respectively).{46802} Radezolid is efficacious in a mouse model of S. pneumoniae-induced peritonitis with a 50% protective dose (PD50) value of 1.3 mg/kg per day.{46803}
Specifications
Size
5 mg
CAS number
869884-78-6
Supplier
Cayman Chemical
Shipping & storage
Shipping condition
Dry Ice
Storage temperature
-20°C