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Penicillin V potassium salt

powder, BioReagent, suitable for cell culture

Synonym: Penicillin V potassium salt, Phenoxymethylpenicillinic acid potassium salt

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C16H17N2O5SK

  • Molecular Weight 388.48

  •  EC Number 205-086-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00051771

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24898501

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Properties

Related Categories Antibacterial, Antibiotics, Antibiotics A to Z, Antibiotics N-S, Antibiotics by Mechanism of Action,
InChI Key   HCTVWSOKIJULET-LQDWTQKMSA-M
product line   BioReagent
form   powder
activity   ~1,500 U/mg
solubility   H2O: 400 mg, clear, colorless to faintly yellow (Solvent: 400 mL plus 4 mL of H2O)
suitability   suitable for cell culture
Mode of action   cell wall synthesis | interferes
antibiotic activity spectrum   Gram-positive bacteria

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Penicillin V inhibits the synthesis of bacterial cell walls by blocking cell wall peptidoglycan chain cross-linking. Used in cell culture in combination with streptomcyin and other antibiotics.

General description

Chemical structure: ß-lactam

Other Notes

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

Safety & Documentation

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NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

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P1382 Phenoxymethylpenicillinic acid potassium salt, potency: ≥1460 units per mg

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