57794-18-0: beta-D-Desosamine

beta-D-Desosamine ( CAS No: 57794-18-0 ) or (2R,3R,4S,6R)-4-(dimethylamino)-6-methyltetrahydro-2H-pyran-2,3-diol is found in certain macrolide antibiotics (contain a high level of microbial resistance) such as the commonly prescribed erythromycin,[1][2] azithromycin, clarithromycin, mithramycin, neomycin, oleandomycin, puromycin, and roxithromycin. These antibiotics which contain Desosamine are widely used to cure bacteria-causing infections in the human respiratory system, skin, muscle tissue

Additional information

Catalogue No.

VL1860020

CAS No.

57794-18-0

Molecular Formula

C8H17NO3

Molecular Weight

175.23

IUPAC Name

(2R, 3R, 4S, 6R)-4-(dimethylamino)-6-methyltetrahydro-2H-pyran-2, 3-diol

References

“Sci-Hub, Encyclopedia of Microbiology, Macrolides, 10.1016/B978-012373944-5.00041-9.” Hkvisa.net, 2021, sci-hub.hkvisa.net/10.1016/B978-012373944-5.00041-9.

Status

Under Development