• 7-aminocephalosporanic acid

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Description
7-aminocephalosporanic acid (7-ACA) is the core chemical structure of cephalosporin antibiotics.
 

    CAS Number

    957-68-6

    Molecular Formula

    C10H12N2O5S

    Molecular Weight

    272.28

    Storage Conditions

    2-8°C

Applications

    Application

    7-aminocephalosporanic acid can be used as a starting material to synthesize semi-synthetic cephalosporin antibiotics.

Specifications

    Appearance

    White or off-white powder

    Absorbance

    425nm: Not more than 0.1

    pH

    3.0 - 5.0

    Optical Rotation

    Not less than +86°

    Loss on Drying

    Not more than 1.0%

    Sulfated Ash

    Not more than 0.5%

References

    References

    Loder, Bronwen, G. G. F. Newton, and E. P. Abraham. "The Cephalosporin C Nucleus (7-aminocephalosporanic Acid) and Some of Its Derivatives." Biochem. J. Biochemical Journal 79.2 (1961): 408-16. Web.

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