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MedKoo CAT#: 317303

CAS#: 17243-38-8

Description: Azidocillin is a penicillin antibiotic similar to ampicillin. Azidocillin is a narrow-spectrum, semisynthetic penicillin derivative with antibacterial activity. Azidocillin binds to and inactivates penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) located on the inner membrane of the bacterial cell wall.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 17243-38-8

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 317303
Name: Azidocillin
CAS#: 17243-38-8
Chemical Formula: C16H17N5O4S
Exact Mass: 375.10012
Molecular Weight: 375.4
Elemental Analysis: C, 51.19; H, 4.56; N, 18.66; O, 17.05; S, 8.54

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Synonym: Azidocillin; SPC 297 D; Brl 2534; Globacillin; Azidocilina ; Azidocilline; Azidocillinum; D-(-)-(alpha-Azidobenzyl)penicillin

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (2S,5R,6R)-6-[[(2R)-2-azido-2-phenylacetyl]amino]-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C16H17N5O4S/c1-16(2)11(15(24)25)21-13(23)10(14(21)26-16)18-12(22)9(19-20-17)8-6-4-3-5-7-8/h3-7,9-11,14H,1-2H3,(H,18,22)(H,24,25)/t9-,10-,11+,14-/m1/s1

SMILES Code: O=C([C@@H](C(C)(C)S[C@]1([H])[C@@H]2NC([C@H](N=[N+]=[N-])C3=CC=CC=C3)=O)N1C2=O)O

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO, not in water

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 375.4 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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