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Carbenicillin disodium salt

BioReagent, plant cell culture tested

Synonym: α-Carboxybenzylpenicillin disodium salt



Related Categories A - K, Antibacterial, Antibiotic powders, Antibiotics, Antibiotics A to Z,
product line   BioReagent
assay   89.0-100.5%
form   powder
application(s)   cell culture | plant: suitable
impurities   <6.0% Water (by Karl Fischer)
solubility   H2O: soluble50 mg/mL
  H2O: soluble (solutions are stable 24 hr at room temp, 72 hr at 2-8°C.)
  alcohol: soluble
suitability   plant cell culture tested
Featured Industry   Agriculture
Mode of action   cell wall synthesis | interferes
antibiotic activity spectrum   Gram-negative bacteria
  Gram-positive bacteria
storage temp.   2-8°C


Analysis Note

Stable at 37 °C for 3 days


Recommended for antibacterial use in cell culture media at 100 μg/ml and for selection of ampr transformed cells.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Carboxypenicillin antibiotic that inhibits bacterial cell-wall synthesis (peptidoglycan cross-linking) by inactivating transpeptidases on the inner surface of the bacterial cell membrane. Analog to ampicillin.
Antimicrobial spectrum: Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, Pseudomonas.

Physical form

Hygroscopic powder

Other Notes

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.Keep in a dry place.

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Safety Information

GHS08  GHS08
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NONH for all modes of transport
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