anhydrous ampicillin

Richard P Grant rgrant at see.sig.for.address
Tue Nov 4 04:13:47 EST 1997

colossus... (s535290 at wrote:
: Hi all,

: I just got some anhydrous ampicillin to test the minimum inhibitory
: concentrations of some bugs, but I was told to make a salt using some 
: NaOH in order to dissolve it. Are there any of you who have ever had to

Woo-hoo.  Nope, you want NaCO3 (carbonate).  A 1 M of NaCO3 solution in
H2O will do it.

Richard P. Grant  MA  DPhil          University of Oxford | rgrant at molbiol  FFPGP                |    ox ac uk
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