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BP021 Sigma-Aldrich

Ampicillin trihydrate

British Pharmacopoeia (BP) Reference Standard

Synonym: D-(−)-α-Aminobenzylpenicillin

  • CAS Number 7177-48-2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C16H19N3O4S · 3H2O

  • Molecular Weight 403.45

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 5399534

  •  EC Number 200-709-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00072036

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

InChI Key   RXDALBZNGVATNY-CWLIKTDRSA-N
mp   198-200 °C (dec.) (lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Biochem/physiol Actions

A β-lactam antibiotic with an amino group side chain attached to the penicillin structure. Penicillin derivative that inhibits bacterial cell-wall synthesis (peptidoglycan cross-linking) by inactivating transpeptidases on the inner surface of the bacterial cell membrane. Bactericidal only to growing Escherichia coli . Mode of resistance: Cleavage of β-lactam ring of ampicillin by β-lactamase. Antimicrobial spectrum: Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria.

Packaging

Unit quantity: 500 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity please visit British Pharmacopoeia

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
RTECS 
XH8425000

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