• Sulbactam packaged and labeled in glass bottle.

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Description

Sulbactam is a β-lactamase inhibitor used to increase potency of β-lactam antibiotics.

    CAS Number

    68373--14-8

    Molecular Formula

    C8H11NO5S

    Molecular Weight

    255.22

    Mechanism of Action

    Sulbactam irreversibly inactivates β-lactamase enzymes of β-lactam resistant microbes preventing them from breaking down β-lactam antibiotics.

    Storage Conditions

    2-8 °C

    Tariff Code

    2941.10.5000

Applications

    Microbiology Applications

    Sulbactam is commonly used in combination with B-lactam antibiotics to prevent degredation by B-lactamase enzymes.

    Plant Biology Applications

    Sulbactam can be used in combination with ampicillin and cefoperazone to suppress B-lactamase activity when used in Agrobacterium mediated plant genetic modifications (Ogawa and Mii, 2004).

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    White crystalline powder

    Source

    Semi-synthetic

    Water Content (Karl Fisher)

    ≤1.0%

    Melting Point

    >230°C

References

    References

    "Sulbactam Sodium." Chemical Book. N.p., 2010. Web. 23 Aug. 2012.

    "Ogawa Y. and Mii M., Screening for highly active Ë-lactam antibiotics against Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Arch Microbiol, Vol. 181, pp. 331-336, 2004.

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