NAME :- PYRAZINAMIDE
IUPAC NAME :- pyrazine-2-carboxamide
CAS NO. :- 98-96-4
FORMULA :- C5H5N3O
SYNONYMS :- Pyrazinecarboxamide
APPLICATION :- An antibacterial agent used to study liver toxicity prevention
DESCRIPTION :- Pyrazinamide is an antibacterial agent used to form polymeric copper complexes. It is also useful for studying liver toxicity prevention. Further, the active moiety of pyrazinamide, pyrazinoic acid (POA), is believed to interfere with membrane energetics and transport function in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.