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M2574 Sigma-Aldrich

Meropenem trihydrate

≥98% (HPLC)

Synonym: (1R,5S,6S)-2-[(3S,5S)-5-(dimethylaminocarbonyl)pyrrolidin-3-ylthio]-6-[(R)-1-hydroxyethyl]-1-methylcarbapen-2-em-3-carboxylic acid trihydrate

  • CAS Number 119478-56-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C17H25N3O5S · 3H2O

  • Molecular Weight 437.51

  •  MDL number MFCD08600005

  •  NACRES NA.77

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Properties

Related Categories Approved Therapeutics/Drug Candidates, AstraZeneca, Bioactive Small Molecule Alphabetical Index, Bioactive Small Molecules, Cell Biology,
Quality Level   100
assay   ≥98% (HPLC)
form   powder
storage condition   desiccated
color   white to off-white
solubility   DMSO: ≥20 mg/mL
originator   AstraZeneca
storage temp.   −20°C
SMILES string   O.O.O.C[C@@H](O)[C@@H]1[C@H]2[C@@H](C)C(S[C@@H]3CN[C@@H](C3)C(=O)N(C)C)=C(N2C1=O)C(O)=O
InChI   1S/C17H25N3O5S.3H2O/c1-7-12-11(8(2)21)16(23)20(12)13(17(24)25)14(7)26-9-5-10(18-6-9)15(22)19(3)4;;;/h7-12,18,21H,5-6H2,1-4H3,(H,24,25);3*1H2/t7-,8-,9+,10+,11-,12-;;;/m1.../s1
InChI key   CTUAQTBUVLKNDJ-OBZXMJSBSA-N

Description

General description

Meropenem trihydrate (MRP) belongs to the carbapenem group of compounds. It is susceptible to degradation at high temperature and humidity. It is soluble in methanol-water or acetone-water combinations. It is used as an antibacterial agent for treating meningitis and pneumonia.

Application

Meropenem trihydrate has been used in the
• antibiotic susceptibility testing of E coli isolates from harbor estuary sediment samples
• in the bacterial killing assay and for screening antibiotic resistance of cystic fibrosis patient′s sputum based Staphylococcus aureus transformed macrophages in phagocyte infection
• for screening Enterococcus faecalis from human bile

Packaging

10, 50 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Meropenem trihydrate is an ultra-broad spectrum beta-lactam antibiotic active against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.

Features and Benefits

This compound was developed by AstraZeneca. To browse the list of other pharma-developed compounds and Approved Drugs/Drug Candidates, click here.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles

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