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BP785 Sigma-Aldrich

Anhydrous ampicillin

British Pharmacopoeia (BP) Reference Standard

Synonym: D-(−)-α-Aminobenzylpenicillin, Ampicillin

  • CAS Number 69-53-4

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C16H19N3O4S

  • Molecular Weight 349.40

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1090925

  •  EC Number 200-709-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00005175

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

InChI Key   AVKUERGKIZMTKX-NJBDSQKTSA-N
mp   208 °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

Mode of Action: Ampicillin is a semisynthetic penicillin and a ß-lactam antibiotic that inhibits bacterial cell-wall synthesis by inactivating transpeptidases on the inner surface of the bacterial cell membrane.

Mode of Resistance: Administration with ß-lactamase cleaves the ß-lactam ring of Ampicillin and inactivates it.

Antimicrobial Spectrum: Effective against both Gram-positive (similar to benzylpenicillin) and Gram-negative bacteria (similar to tetracyclines and chloramphenicol.

Packaging

Unit quantity: 250 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 
XH8350000

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