OBO ID: CHEBI:50845
Term Name: doxycycline Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (4S,4aR,5S,5aR,6R,12aS)-4-(dimethylamino)-3,5,10,12,12a-pentahydroxy-6-methyl-1,11-dioxo-1,4,4a,5,5a,6,11,12a-octahydrotetracene-2-carboxamide
  • 5-hydroxy-alpha-6-deoxytetracycline
  • 6alpha-deoxy-5-oxytetracycline
  • doxiciclina
  • Doxycyclin
  • Doxycycline
  • doxycycline (anhydrous)
  • doxycyclinum
  • Jenacyclin
  • Supracyclin
  • Vibramycin
Definition: Tetracycline in which the 5beta-hydrogen is replaced by a hydroxy group, while the 6alpha-hydroxy group is replaced by hydrogen. A semi-synthetic tetracycline antibiotic, it is used to inhibit bacterial protein synthesis and treat non-gonococcal urethritis and cervicitis, exacerbations of bronchitis in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and adult periodontitis.
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Ontology: Chebi
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