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IUPAC name: see chemistry section
Synonyms: cephaloglycin
Formula: C18H19N3O6S

 Uses: antibiotic drug

 Properties: beta-lactam

 Hazards: see drug interactions

Mass (g/mol): CAS #:
405.4250 3577-01-3

Cefaloglycin, also called cephaloglycin, is a first-generation cephalosporin type of antibiotic medication that is no longer commonly used. It antibacterial activity is due the core beta-lactam structure that is common among all cephalosporins.


The IUPAC name of cefaloglycin is (6R,7R)-3-(acetyloxymethyl)-7-[[(2R)-2-amino-2-phenylacetyl]amino]-8-oxo-5-thia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid, and its molecule formula, C18H19N3O6S, indicates an average molecule mass of 405.4250 gram/mole.


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