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Benzylpenicillin potassium

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

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Synonym(s):
Penicillin G potassium salt, Benzylpenicillin potassium salt
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C16H17KN2O4S
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
372.48
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
3832841
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

API family

penicillin & derivatives

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

[K+].[H][C@]12SC(C)(C)[C@@H](N1C(=O)[C@H]2NC(=O)Cc3ccccc3)C([O-])=O

InChI

1S/C16H18N2O4S.K/c1-16(2)12(15(21)22)18-13(20)11(14(18)23-16)17-10(19)8-9-6-4-3-5-7-9;/h3-7,11-12,14H,8H2,1-2H3,(H,17,19)(H,21,22);/q;+1/p-1/t11-,12+,14-;/m1./s1

InChI key

IYNDLOXRXUOGIU-LQDWTQKMSA-M

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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.

Application

Benzylpenicillin potassium EP Reference standard, intended for use in laboratory tests only as specifically prescribed in the European Pharmacopoeia.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Mode of Action: Penicillin G acts by inhibiting cell wall synthesis through binding to penicillin binding proteins (PBPs), inhibiting peptidoglycan chain cross-linking.

Antimicrobial spectrum: This product is active against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.

Packaging

The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference substance catalogue.

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

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Warning

hcodes

pcodes

Hazard Classifications

Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 2

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable


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Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, 113(1), 75-81 (2014-05-27)
The absence of commercially available penicilloyl-polylysine (PPL) for most of the last decade severely hampered the practice of penicillin allergy evaluation because skin testing without PPL is reported to have a poor negative predictive value (NPV). To determine the safety
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The American journal of the medical sciences, 349(1), 90-91 (2014-12-04)
Nahid Pourreza et al.
Journal of AOAC International, 97(4), 1225-1229 (2014-08-26)
A cloud point extraction (CPE) method for determination of trace amounts of penicillin G by spectrophotometry based on its effect on the triiodide ion (I3(-)) has been developed. Penicillin G is converted to the corresponding penicilloic acid by carrying out

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