Product Description


  • Ampicillin is an antibiotic used to inhibit cell wall biosynthesis by interrupting peptidoglycan cross-linking.
  • Ampicillin can be used in cell culture applications.
  • The ampicillin powder is used to make a stock solution at 50mg/ml in water. The working concentration for stringent plasmids is 20 µg/ml and 60 µg/ml for relaxed plasmids.
  • Stock solutions of ampicillin dissolved in water should be sterilized by filtration through a 0.22 micron filter.

Physical Specifications:

  • CAS#: 69-52-3
  • Molecular Weight: 371.39
  • Molecular Formula: C16H18N3NaO4S
  • Potency: 845 - 988mcg/mg
  • pH (1% Water): 9.0 ± 1.0
  • Moisture: Max. 2.0%
  • Appearance: White to off-white crystalline powder

Molecular Biology Specifications:

  • Antibiotic Inhibition / Sensitivity Assay: Pass

Storage: Store at +4°C. Warm to room temperature prior to use. Keep tightly sealed. Store Ampicillin solution in a light-tight container at -20°C.

Warning: Federal law prohibits dispensing without prescription. Not for use in humans. Not for drug use. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid breathing dust. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. See Material Safety Data Sheet for additional information.


Please Note: This item is manufactured for laboratory research only and will not be shipped to other types of commercial or residential addresses.


Manufacturer IBI Scientific
Country of Manufacture India
Item Ships From Iowa

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