OBO ID: CHEBI:34650
Term Name: colistimethate sodium Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • colistimethate
  • Colistimethate sodium
  • Colistin methanesulfonate
  • Colistin sodium methanesulfonate
  • colistin sulfomethate
  • colistin sulfomethate sodium
  • pentasodium colistinmethanesulfonate
  • sodium colistimethate
  • sodium colistin methanesulfonate
  • sodium colistinemethanesulfonate
Definition: A mixture where R = H or Me. Colistin in which each of the primary amino groups is converted to the corresponding aminomethanesulfonic acid sodium salt, commonly by the action of formaldehyde followed by sodium bisulfite. A polymyxin antibiotic derivative, it is used in the treatment of severe infections, particularly of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter baumannii.
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Ontology: Chebi
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