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    CAS Number: 98079-52-8

    Lomefloxacin hydrochloride

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    Lomefloxacin HCl is a difluorinated quinolone antibiotic with a broad spectrum of activity. Lomefloxacin HCl has a similar activity level as ofloxacin.

    Mechanism of ActionFluoroquinolone antibiotics target bacterial DNA gyrase, an enzyme which reduces DNA strain during replication. Because DNA gyrase is required during DNA replication, subsequent DNA synthesis and ultimately cell division is inhibited.
    SpectrumBroad spectrum of activity. Targets Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria.
    Molecular FormulaC17H19F2N3O3 · HCl
    ReferencesPiddock, L. J. "Mechanism of Action of Lomefloxacin." Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 34.6 (1990): 1088-093. Nih.gov. Web. 24 Mar. 2014.