Penicillin

ID 2: 648

Toxin: n

Trivial name: 4-​Thia-​1-​azabicyclo[3.2.0]​heptane-​2-​carboxylic acid, 3,​3-​dimethyl-​7-​oxo-​6-​(2-​phenylacetamido)​- (8CI); 4-​Thia-​1-​azabicyclo[3.2.0]​heptane-​2-​carboxylic acid, 3,​3-​dimethyl-​7-​oxo-​6-​[(phenylacetyl)​amino]​- (2S,​5R,​6R)​- (9CI); 4-​Thia-​1-​azabicyclo[3.2.0]​heptane-​2-​carboxylic acid, 3,​3-​dimethyl-​7-​oxo-​6-​[(phenylacetyl)​amino]​- [2S-​(2α,​5α,​6β)​]​-; Penicillin G (6CI); (2S,​5R,​6R)​-​3,​3-​Dimethyl-​6-​(2-​(phenylacetylamino)​-​7-​oxo-​4-​thia-​1-​azabicyclo[3.2.0]​heptane-​2-​carboxylic acid; (5R,​6R)​-​Benzylpenicillin; Allpen; Benzyl-​6-​aminopenicillinic acid; Benzylpenicillin; Benzylpenicillin G; Benzylpenicillinic acid; Cilloral; Cilopen; Crysticillin 300 AS; Dropcillin; Free benzylpenicillin; Free penicillin G; Free penicillin II; Gelacillin; Liquacillin; NSC 193396; Penicillin; Penicillin, (phenylmethyl)​-; Penicillinic acid, (phenylmethyl)​-; Pharmacillin; Phenylacetamidopenic​illanic acid; Phenylacetyl-​6-​aminopenicillanic acid; Pradupen; Specilline G; Ursopen

Systematic name:

4-​Thia-​1-​azabicyclo[3.2.0]​heptane-​2-​carboxylic acid, 3,​3-​dimethyl-​7-​oxo-​6-​[(2-​phenylacetyl)​amino]​- (2S,​5R,​6R)​-

Molecular formulae: 

C16 H18 N2 O4 S

Molecular weight: 334.39

Chemical abstract number: 61-33-6

Literature reference:

  • The penicillin produced by Aspergillus parasiticus. Arnstein, H. R. V.; Cook, A. H. British Journal of Experimental Pathology (1947), 28, 94-8.
    A reinvestigation of flavicidin, the penicillin produced by Aspergillus flavus. Adler, M.; Wintersteiner, O. Journal of Biological Chemistry (1948), 176, 873-91.
    Penicillin production and its mode of inheritance in Aspergillus nidulans. Holt, G.; Macdonald, K. D. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1968), 34(4), 409-16.
    Penicillin biosynthesis in Aspergillus oryzae and its overproduction by genetic engineering. Marui, Junichiro; Ohashi-Kunihiro, Sumiko; Ando, Tomohiro; Nishimura, Marie; Koike, Hideaki; Machida, Masayuki. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering (2010), 110(1), 8-11.

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Date uploaded: 2011-09-14 12:47:46


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