ampicillin analog?

Dr. Duncan Clark duncan at genesys.demon.co.uk
Thu Mar 13 04:08:50 EST 1997


In article <199703130138.UAB171874 at mime4.prodigy.com>, MR ROBERT G
CHAPMAN <bob_chapman at prodigy.com> writes
>We're using an ampicillin based expression system but may be having 
>trouble with scale-up due to ampicillin depletion. My boss remembers 
>seeing an lactamase resistant analog of ampicillin compatable with 
>our AmpR vector. Can anyone provide a refference to such an 
>antibiotic?

Methicillin used with Ampo at a ratio of 80mg Methicillin and 20mg
Ampicillin per litre. Unfortunately the usual source oif Methicillin,
Sigma, has stopped supplying. Ther msut be alternative sources out
there.

Duncan
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Dr. Duncan Clark
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