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|Chemical and physical data|
|Molar mass||442.424 g·mol−1|
|3D model (JSmol)|
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Metacycline is a tetracycline antibiotic. It is used as a precursor in the industrial synthesis of doxycycline hyclate.
It has been found to act as an agonist of the human pregnane X receptor ligand-binding domain and to induce CYP3A4 expression in vitro.