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(+)-6-Aminopenicillanic Acid


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(+)-6-Aminopenicillanic Acid is the core structure in penicillins, obtained from the fermentation brew of the Penicillium mold. (+)-6-Aminopenicillanic Acid is used as the main starting block for the preparation of numerous semisynthetic penicillins.
Catalog #002446
FormWhite Solid
Melting Point195-198°C (dec.)
SolubilityWater (Sparingly)
CAS Number551-16-6
Molecular FormulaC8H12N2O3S
Molecular Weight216.26
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate names(2S,5R,6R)-6-Amino-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic Acid; 6-APA; 6-APS; 6 -Aminopenicillanic acid; NSC 50071; [2S-(2 ,5 ,6 )]-6-Amino-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic Acid; Phenacyl 6-Amino

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