Chemical structure: ß-lactam
Penicillin G is a narrow spectrum natural antibiotic. It is effective against Streptococcus pneumoniae, groups A, B, C and G streptococci, nonenterococcal group D streptococci, viridans group streptococci, and non-penicillinase producing staphylococcus.
Penicillin G has been used to study penicillin-binding protein 2, and non-toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae isolated from cases of pharyngitis.
Mode of Action: Inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis.
Antimicrobial spectrum: Gram-positive bacteria.
Solutions should be filter sterilized and stored at 2-8°C for 1 week or at -20°C for more lengthy periods. Solutions are stable at 37°C for 3 days. The sodium salt is soluble in H2O at 100 mg/mL.
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Product contains Penicillin.