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Penamecillin
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(acetyloxy)methyl (2S,5R,6R)-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-6-[(phenylacetyl)amino]-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylate
Identifiers
CAS number 983-85-7
ATC code J01CE06
PubChem 13795
Chemical data
Formula C 19H22N2O6S 
Mol. mass 406.45278
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Penamecillin, a acetoxymethyl ester of benzylpenicillin, is a pro-drug that is processed to benzylpenicillin by esterases[1].

References

  1. ^ Agersborg HPK (1966). "THE PHARMACOLOGY OF PENAMECILLIN". Brit. J. Pharmacol. 26 (3): 649–55.  
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