Norfloxacin dihydrate

A.J. Florence, A.R. Kennedy, N. Shankland, E. Wright, A. Al-Rubayi

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The antibiotic norfloxacin recrystallizes from aceto­nitrile as a dihydrate with the norfloxacin mol­ecule in a zwitterionic form, i.e. 1-ethyl-6-fluoro-1,4-di­hydro-4-oxo-7-(1-piperazin-4-io)-3-quinoline­carboxyl­ate dihydrate, C16­H18­F­N3­O3·­2H2O.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1372-1373
Number of pages1
JournalActa Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2000


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