Amoxicillin Sodium- CAS 34642-77-8

Amoxicillin is an extended spectrum β-lactam antibiotic and is similar in structure to ampicillin. Resistance to amoxicillin can be attributed to β-lactamase enzymes secreted by a resistant cell.
Like all β-lactams, amoxicillin targets PBP’s (penicillin binding proteins) involved in the final phase of peptidoglycan synthesis. PBP’s are enzymes which catalyze a pentaglycine crosslink between alanine and lysine residues. Without a pentaglycine crosslink, the integrity of the cell wall is severely compromised ultimately leading to the death of the cell.

Catalog Number: A000865

CAS Number: 34642-77-8

Molecular Formula: C16H18N3O5S.Na

Molecular Weight:387.39

Purity: ≥95%

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Synonym

SynonymsClavulanate

Property

Molecular Formula: C16H18N3O5S.Na
Molecular Weight387.39
Purity≥95%
Storage3 years -20C powder