delafloxacin [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:3004462
DefinitionDelafloxacin is a novel fluoroquinolone antibiotic, differentiated from other on-market fluoroquinolones by the absence of a protonatable substituent conferring a weakly acidic character to the molecule. This property results in increased intracellular penetration and enhanced bactericidal activity under acidic conditions.
Drug Classfluoroquinolone antibiotic
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Jorgensen SCJ, et al. 2018. Infect Dis Ther : Delafloxacin: Place in Therapy and Review of Microbiologic, Clinical and Pharmacologic Properties. (PMID 29605887)