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Licensed by Pfizer Catalog No.S1835 Synonyms: CP-62993, XZ-450
CAS No. 83905-01-5
Azithromycin is an antibiotic by inhibiting protein synthesis, used for the treatment of bacterial infections.
Selleck's Azithromycin has been cited by 7 publications
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|Description||Azithromycin is an antibiotic by inhibiting protein synthesis, used for the treatment of bacterial infections.|
Azithromycin reduces about 40% of IL-8 mRNA and protein expression in cystic fibrosis (CF) cells reaching the levels of non-CF cells. Azithromycin results in 50% and 70% reduction of NF-kappaB and AP-1 DNA binding, respectively, leading to levels of non-CF cells.  Azithromycin significantly enhances the intensity of a co-stimulatory molecule, CD80, on DCs but not CD86 and CD40 in dendritic cells (DCs). Azithromycin significantly increases the production of IL-10 and Clarithromycin (CAM) significantly inhibits the production of IL-6 by DCs. Azithromycin increases IL-10 and CAM decreases IL-2 productions significantly, when naive T cells derived from spleen are co-cultured with DCs treated in advance with LPS and these macrolides.  Azithromycin selectively inhibits fluid-phase endocytosis of horseradish peroxidase and lucifer yellow in J774 mouse macrophages. Azithromycin delays sequestration of receptor-bound transferrin and peroxidase-anti-peroxidase immune complexes into cell-surface endocytic pits and vesicles. Azithromycin down-regulates cell surface transferrin receptors, but not Fc gamma receptors, by causing a major delay in the accessibility of internalized transferrin receptors to the recycling route, without slowing down subsequent efflux, resulting in redistribution of the surface pool to an intracellular pool.  Azithromycin inserts into the DOPC lipid bilayer, so as to decrease its cohesion and to facilitate the merging of DPPC into the DOPC fluid matrix. 
|In vitro||DMSO||100 mg/mL (133.51 mM)|
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||interventions||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT04269434||Not yet recruiting||Other: No Screening||Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Infection|Chlamydia Trachomatis Infection||Institute of Tropical Medicine Belgium||September 2020||Not Applicable|
|NCT04424511||Not yet recruiting||Drug: Placebo|Drug: Azithromycin||Mortality||Tampere University|Center for Vaccine Development CVD-Mali Bamako Mali|University College London UK.|Tro Da Ltd UK|Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School|Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (Funder)|Pfizer Inc. (Provider of study drugs)||August 2020||Phase 3|
|NCT04326478||Not yet recruiting||Drug: Azithromycin||Cholera||Massachusetts General Hospital|International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh||July 2020||Phase 2|
|NCT04462367||Not yet recruiting||--||COVID19|Coronavirus Infection|Pregnancy Disease|Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome||Instituto Materno Infantil Prof. Fernando Figueira||July 1 2020||--|
|NCT04358081||Recruiting||Drug: HCQ|Drug: HCQ+AZT|Drug: Placebo||Covid-19||Novartis Pharmaceuticals|Novartis||May 1 2020||Phase 3|
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