CHEBI:472657 - cefixime

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ChEBI Name cefixime
ChEBI ID CHEBI:472657
Definition A third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic bearing vinyl and (2Z)-2-(2-amino-1,3-thiazol-4-yl)-2-[(carboxymethoxy)imino]acetamido groups at positions 3 and 7, respectively, of the cephem skeleton. It is used in the treatment of gonorrhoea, tonsilitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis, and urinary tract infections.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:3487
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Formula C16H15N5O7S2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 453.45000
Monoisotopic Mass 453.041
InChI InChI=1S/C16H15N5O7S2/c1-2-6-4-29-14-10(13(25)21(14)11(6)15(26)27)19-12(24)9(20-28-3-8(22)23)7-5-30-16(17)18-7/h2,5,10,14H,1,3-4H2,(H2,17,18)(H,19,24)(H,22,23)(H,26,27)/b20-9-/t10-,14-/m1/s1
InChIKey OKBVVJOGVLARMR-QSWIMTSFSA-N
SMILES [H][C@]12SCC(C=C)=C(N1C(=O)[C@H]2NC(=O)C(=N/OCC(O)=O)\c1csc(N)n1)C(O)=O
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): drug allergen
Any drug which causes the onset of an allergic reaction.
(via cephalosporin )
antibacterial drug
A drug used to treat or prevent bacterial infections.
antimicrobial agent
A substance that kills or slows the growth of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoans.
(via heterocyclic antibiotic )
Application(s): drug allergen
Any drug which causes the onset of an allergic reaction.
(via cephalosporin )
antibacterial drug
A drug used to treat or prevent bacterial infections.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing cefixime (CHEBI:472657) has role antibacterial drug (CHEBI:36047)
cefixime (CHEBI:472657) has role drug allergen (CHEBI:88188)
cefixime (CHEBI:472657) is a cephalosporin (CHEBI:23066)
IUPAC Name
7β-{(2Z)-2-(2-amino-1,3-thiazol-4-yl)-2-[(carboxymethoxy)imino]acetamido}-3-ethenyl-3,4-didehydrocepham-4-carboxylic acid
INNs Sources
cefixima ChemIDplus
cefixime ChemIDplus
cefiximum ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
(−)-cefixim ChemIDplus
(6R,7R)-7-({(2Z)-2-(2-amino-1,3-thiazol-4-yl)-2-[(carboxymethoxy)imino]acetyl}amino)-3-ethenyl-8-oxo-5-thia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid IUPAC
Manual Xrefs Databases
537 DrugCentral
C06881 KEGG COMPOUND
D00258 KEGG DRUG
DB00671 DrugBank
EP30630 Patent
US4409214 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
6025058 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
79350-37-1 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
79350-37-1 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
17116681 PubMed citation ChEMBL
29017833 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
06 March 2018