Agent Name

7-Aminocephalosporanic acid

CAS Number

957-68-6

Formula

C10-H12-N2-O5-S

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

3-Acetoxymethylen-7-amino-8-oxo-5-thia-1-azabicyclo(4.2.0)oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid; 7-ACA; 7-ACA; 7-ACS; 7beta-Aminocephalosporanic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pharmaceuticals

Sources/Uses

Chemical class is "Beta.-Lactams"; [NIH ChemDB] "The lactam ring is part of the core structure of several antibiotic families, the principal ones being the penicillins, cephalosporins, carbapenems, and monobactams, which are, therefore, also called lactam antibiotics." [Wikipedia]

Comments

Occupational asthma confirmed in two pharmaceutical workers; [Malo]

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

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