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I0160 Sigma-Aldrich

Imipenem monohydrate

≥98% (HPLC)

Synonym: (5R,6S)-6-[(1R)-1-Hydroxyethyl]-3-[[2-[(iminomethyl)amino]ethyl]thio]-7-oxo-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]hept-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid monohydrate, Primaxin monohydrate, Tienam monohydrate

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Properties

Related Categories A - K, Antibacterial, Antibiotics, Antibiotics A to Z, Antibiotics G-M,
Quality Level   100
assay   ≥98% (HPLC)
form   powder
color   white to beige
solubility   H2O: >5 mg/mL
Mode of action   cell wall synthesis | interferes
antibiotic activity spectrum   mycobacteria
originator   Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, U.S.
storage temp.   −20°C
SMILES string   O.C[C@@H](O)[C@@H]1[C@H]2CC(SCCNC=N)=C(N2C1=O)C(O)=O
InChI   1S/C12H17N3O4S.H2O/c1-6(16)9-7-4-8(20-3-2-14-5-13)10(12(18)19)15(7)11(9)17;/h5-7,9,16H,2-4H2,1H3,(H2,13,14)(H,18,19);1H2/t6-,7-,9-;/m1./s1
InChI key   GSOSVVULSKVSLQ-JJVRHELESA-N

Description

General description

Chemical structure: ß-lactam

Application

Imipenem monohydrate has been used to determine the resistance profiles of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates. It has also been used in susceptibility testing against Acinetobacter baumannii.

Packaging

25 mg in poly bottle

5 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Imipenem is found effective against gram positive and negative aerobes and anaerobes. Imipenem is often combined with cilastatin, to inhibit its metabolism in kidney.

Imipenem monohydrate is a broad spectrum B-lactam antibiotic. It is a member of the carbapenem class of "magic bullet" antibiotics for severe infections.

Features and Benefits

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This compound was developed by Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, U.S.. To browse the list of other pharma-developed compounds and Approved Drugs/Drug Candidates, click here.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

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Protocols & Articles

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