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Active ingredient: Oxacillin - Chemisty and Biological Activity

Chemisty and Biological Activity

Chemical Formula


Chemical Name

7-[[3-(2-chlorophenyl)-5-methyl-oxazol-4-yl]carbonylamino]-3,3-dimethyl-6- oxo-2-thia-5-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-4-carboxylic acid

Chemical Structure

Molecular Weight

435.882 g/mol

Physical State

Not Available

Melting Point

Not Available

Water Solubility

13.9 mg/L

Isoelectric Point


Organisms Affected

Enteric bacteria and other eubacteria

Phase 1 Metabolising Enzyme (1-st Step of Metabolism)

Not Available

Primary Drug Target
NamePenicillin Binding Protein
Gene NamepbpA
SynonymsPenicillin-binding proteins 1A/1B
General FunctionCell wall/membrane/envelope biogenesis

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