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Title: Posizolid  
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Subject: 2-Oxazolidone
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
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ATC code None
Synonyms AZD2563
Chemical data
Formula C21H21F2N3O7 
Mol. mass 465.40 g/mol

Posizolid is an oxazolidinone antibiotic under investigation by AstraZeneca for the treatment of bacterial infections. At a concentration of 2 mg/L it inhibited 98% of all Gram-positive bacteria tested in vitro.[1]


  1. ^ Wookey, A.; Turner, P. J.; Greenhalgh, J. M.; Eastwood, M.; Clarke, J.; Sefton, C. (2004). "AZD2563, a novel oxazolidinone: definition of antibacterial spectrum, assessment of bactericidal potential and the impact of miscellaneous factors on activity in vitro". Clinical Microbiology and Infection 10 (3): 247–254. PMID 15008947. doi:10.1111/j.1198-743X.2004.00770.x. 

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