• CAT# 315139
  • CAS# 96036-03-2
  • Purity 98%

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Structure of Meropenem

CAS# 96036-03-2

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Meropenem is an ultra-broad spectrum injectable antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of infections, including meningitis and pneumonia. It is a beta-lactam and belongs to the subgroup of carbapenem, similar to imipenem and ertapenem. Meropenem was originally developed by Sumitomo Pharmaceuticals. It is marketed outside Japan by AstraZeneca with the brand names Merrem and Meronem. Other brand names include Zwipen (India, Marketed by Nucleus) Mepem (Taiwan) Meropen (Japan, Korea) and Neopenem (NEOMED India) . It gained FDA approval in July 1996. It penetrates well into many tissues and body fluids including the cerebrospinal fluid, bile, heart valves, lung, and peritoneal fluid.

Technical data

IUPAC/Chemnical Name(4R,5S,6S)-3-(((3S,5S)-5-(dimethylcarbamoyl)pyrrolidin-3-yl)thio)-6-((R)-1-hydroxyethyl)-4-methyl-7-oxo-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]hept-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid
Synonym nameMeropenem; ICI 194660; ICI-194660; ICI194660; SM-7338; SM 7338; SM7338.
Molecule FormlaC17H25N3O5S
Molecule Weight383.46
Shipping ConditionShipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.
Storage ConditionDry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).
Stability>2 years if stored properly
Harmonized System (HS) Code 2916.39.79.00
InChi codeInChI=1S/C17H25N3O5S/c1-7-12-11(8(2)21)16(23)20(12)13(17(24)25)14(7)26-9-5-10(18-6-9)15(22)19(3)4/h7-12,18,21H,5-6H2,1-4H3,(H,24,25)/t7-,8-,9+,10+,11-,12-/m1/s1
InChi keyO=C(C(N12)=C(S[C@@H]3CN[C@H](C(N(C)C)=O)C3)[C@H](C)[C@]2([H])[C@@H]([C@H](O)C)C1=O)O