Penicillin G is a naturally occurring beta lactam antibiotic produced by the Penicillium fungus. Tested against both sensitive and resistant cells.
Potency: Gram-positive bacteria, Staphylococcus, streptococcus, Diplococcus pneumoniae
Mechanism: Penicillin G Potassium works by inhibiting cell wall production in non-resistant cells by breaking the links between peptidogylocans and causing the production of cell wall damaging autolysins.
PubChem Chemical ID: 236647094
- Synomyms: Penicillin G potassium; Benzylpenicillin potassium salt; Penicillin G K; Potassium penicillin G; Benzylpenicillin potassium
- CAS#: 113-98-4
- Molecular Formula: C16H17KN2O4S
- Molecular Weight: 372.48 g/mol