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IUPAC name: see chemistry section
Formula: C16H15N7O5S4

 Uses: antibiotic drug

 Properties: beta-lactam

 Hazards: see drug interactions

Mass (g/mol): CAS #:
513.59 82219-78-1

Cefuzonam is a second-generation cephalosporin type of antibiotic medication used to treat bacterial infections. Its antibacterial activity is due to the presence of a beta-lactam core structure, which binds with penicillin-binding proteins within bacterial cells, thereby inhibiting cell wall synthesis in the bacteria.


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