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Ampicillin
Product ID: A116

Introduction

Description: Ampicillin is a broad spectrum -lactam antibiotic. It is a semi synthetic derivative of penicillin and has a similar mode of action to that of benzylpenicillin against gram-positive organisms; however, it is more effective against gram-negative bacilli such as Haemophilus influenza and Enterobacteriaceae such as Escherichia coli.

Solubility Water
Grade USP
Physical Form Solid
Storage Temp. 2 to 6 C
UPC / SKU A116
CAS NUMBER 69-52-3
Formula Weight 371.4
Formula C16H18N3NaO4S, Na+
Synonyms D(-)-a-Aminobenzylpenicillin
Storage Temp. 2 to 6 C
Tariff Code 2941.10.1000
Risk Info (R) 42/43
Safety Info (S) 22-24/25-36/37/39
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A116 Ampicillin, Sodium Salt

Synonyms: D(-)-a- Aminobenzylpenicillin, Sodium Salt
CAS: 69-52-3
Formula: C16H18N3NaO4S
Mol. Weight: 371.4
Properties
Form: Powder
Appearance: White to Off-White
Solubility: Soluble in Water and DMSO
Application: Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Plant TC
Storage Temp: 2 to 6 C
Other Notes: This product is hygroscopic

Application Notes
Ampicillin is broad- spect rum beta- lactam antibiotic. It is a semi -synthetic derivative of penicillin and has a similar mode of action to that of benzylpenicillin against gram -positive organisms ; however, it is more effective against gram -negative bacilli such as Haemophilus influenza and Enterobacteriaceae such as Escherichia coli . 2, 3 Ampicillin's activity is inactivated in the present of beta -lactamases.2

Please Note: It is the sole responsibility of the purchaser to determine the appropriateness of this product for the specific plants that are being cultured and applications that are being used.

References
1. Merck 13, 591
2. Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference, 35th Ed., p. 181-182 (2007).
3. Sutherland, R. and G.N> Rolinson. 1964. Acitivty of ampicillin in vitro compared with other antibiotics. J. Clin. Path. 17:461.