Carbenicillin disodium salt

BioReagent, suitable for plant cell culture

α-Carboxybenzylpenicillin disodium salt
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cell culture | plant: suitable


H2O: 50 mg/mL

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Mode of action

cell wall synthesis | interferes

antibiotic activity spectrum

Gram-negative bacteria
Gram-positive bacteria

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General description

Chemical structure: ß-lactam


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

Analysis Note

Stable at 37 °C for 3 days

Other Notes

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


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Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

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Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Edward Avilés et al.
Organic letters, 12(22), 5290-5293 (2010-10-23)
Monamphilectine A (1), a new diterpenoid β-lactam alkaloid showing potent antimalarial activity, was isolated in milligram quantities following bioassay-directed extraction of a Puerto Rican marine sponge Hymeniacidon sp. Its structure, established by interpretation of spectral data, was confirmed unequivocally by...
Liang Yang et al.
Journal of microbiology (Seoul, Korea), 49(1), 107-114 (2011-03-04)
Resistance-Nodulation-Cell Division (RND) pumps play important roles in bacterial resistance to antibiotics. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an important human pathogen which exhibits high level resistance to antibiotics. There are total of 12 RND pumps present in the P. aeruginosa PAOl genome....
Steven D Brown et al.
Biochemistry, 48(47), 11155-11157 (2009-10-24)
Bacteriophage Qbeta coat protein forms uniform virus-like particles when expressed recombinantly in a variety of organisms. We have inserted the IgG-binding Z domain at the carboxy terminus of the coat protein and coexpressed this chimeric subunit with native coat protein...
J Steinmann et al.
Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin, 16(33) (2011-08-30)
We describe the epidemiology and characteristics of the pathogen and patients (n=7) associated with an outbreak of a carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP) strain in a German university hospital from July 2010 to January 2011. Species identification and detection of carbapenem...
Yasser M Abdelrahman et al.
Nucleic acids research, 39(5), 1843-1854 (2010-11-06)
Chlamydia trachomatis is an obligate intracellular bacterium that exhibits a unique biphasic developmental cycle that can be disrupted by growth in the presence of IFN-γ and β-lactams, giving rise to an abnormal growth state termed persistence. Here we have examined...
Antibiotic kill curve is a dose response experiment in which mammalian cells are subjected to increasing amounts of selection antibiotic
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