Ampicillin, Sodium Salt is an antibiotic that belongs to the penicillin class of antibiotics and is effective against a broad range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Ampicillin is a semi-synthetic derivative of penicillin and is known for its stability and efficacy.
In the field of molecular biology and genetic engineering, Ampicillin, Sodium Salt is commonly used as a selective agent in plasmid-based cloning experiments. It functions by inhibiting bacterial cell wall synthesis, leading to cell death.
Ampicillin, Sodium Salt is also used in microbiology and cell culture applications. It is effective in preventing the growth of bacterial contaminants in cell cultures, ensuring the purity of cell lines. Additionally, it is employed for the isolation and maintenance of strains with known or engineered resistance to Ampicillin.
One advantage of Ampicillin, Sodium Salt is its stability in aqueous solutions, making it suitable for long-term storage and easy handling. It is available in powdered form and can be easily dissolved in water or other appropriate solvents for use in various applications.
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Research or further manufacturing use only, not for food or drug use.