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13750 Sigma-Aldrich

Penicillin G potassium salt

≥98.0% (HPLC)

Synonym: Benzylpenicillin potassium salt

  • CAS Number 113-98-4

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C16H17KN2O4S

  • Molecular Weight 372.48

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 3832841

  •  EC Number 204-038-0

  •  MDL number MFCD00036193

  •  eCl@ss 34010400

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329750315

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Properties

assay   ≥98.0% (HPLC)
optical activity   [α]20/D +290±5°, c = 2% in H2O
λ   0.2 % in H2O
UV absorption   λ: 264 nm Amax: ≤0.850
  λ: 280 nm Amax: ≤0.100
Mode of action   cell wall synthesis | interferes
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   [K+].[H][C@]12SC(C)(C)[C@@H](N1C(=O)[C@H]2NC(=O)Cc3ccccc3)C([O-])=O
InChI   1S/C16H18N2O4S.K/c1-16(2)12(15(21)22)18-13(20)11(14(18)23-16)17-10(19)8-9-6-4-3-5-7-9;/h3-7,11-12,14H,8H2,1-2H3,(H,17,19)(H,21,22);/q;+1/p-1/t11-,12+,14-;/m1./s1
InChI key   IYNDLOXRXUOGIU-LQDWTQKMSA-M

Description

General description

Chemical structure: ß-lactam

Biochem/physiol Actions

Mode of Action: Penicillin G acts by inhibiting cell wall synthesis through binding to penicillin binding proteins (PBPs), inhibiting peptidoglycan chain cross-linking.

Antimicrobial spectrum: This product is active against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
XH9700000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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