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B8800 Sigma-Aldrich

Bacitracin zinc salt

from Bacillus licheniformis, meets USP testing specifications

Synonym: Zinc bacitracin

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Properties

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biological source   Bacillus licheniformis
InChI Key   NKULICGUDKGGRL-FCHFGNCGSA-L
form   powder
mp   250 °C (dec.) (lit.)
solubility   water: slightly soluble
suitability   meets USP testing specifications
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
Mode of action   cell wall synthesis | interferes
antibiotic activity spectrum   Gram-positive bacteria
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Packaging

50000, 1250000 units in glass bottle

Application

Bacitracin is used to study the disruption of bacterial cell wall synthesis at the level of peptidoglycan biosynthesis and isoprenyl metabolism. Used to study the biosynthesis of sterols and squalene.

General description

Chemical structure: peptide

Other Notes

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

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

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