Oxytetracycline was the second of the broad-spectrumtetracycline group of antibiotics to be discovered. Oxytetracycline works byinterfering with the ability of bacteria to produce essential proteins. Withoutthese proteins, the bacteria cannot grow, multiply and increase in numbers.
Molar mass: 460.434 g/mol
CAS ID: 79-57-2
ATC code: D06AA03 (WHO) G01AA07 (WHO) J01AA06 (WHO)S01AA04 (WHO) QG51AA01 (WHO) QJ51AA06 (WHO)
Melting point: 181 to 182 Â°C (358 to 360 Â°F)