Definition of Ampicillin

1. Noun. Semisynthetic penicillin (trade names Principen and Polycillin and SK-Ampicillin).




Definition of Ampicillin

1. Noun. (pharmaceutical drug) A broad-spectrum antibiotic having a beta-lactam structure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ampicillin

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ampicillin

1. Penicillin derivative with broad spectrum activity, ampicillin resistance is often used as a marker for plasmid transfer in genetic engineering (for example pBR322 is ampicillin resistant). (13 Nov 1997)

Ampicillin Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Ampicillin Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ampicillin

amphostat B
amphoteric
amphoteric electrolyte
amphoteric element
amphoteric reaction
amphotericin
amphotericin B
amphotericins
amphoterism
amphotonia
amphotropic
amphotropic packaging cell lines
amphotropic virus
amphtrack
amphtracks
ampicillin (current term)
ampicillin resistance
ampicillins
amping
ampitheater
ampitheaters
ampitheatre
ampitheatres
ample
amplectant
ampleness
amplenesses
ampler
ampless
amplest

Literary usage of Ampicillin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"The work reported here describes the activities of ampicillin and ... visible growth after 24 hours at 37°C. The bactericidal activity of ampicillin and of ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, PT. 500-599, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"520.90 ampicillin oral dosage forms. § 520.90a ampicillin capsules. ... Each capsule contains 125 milligrams on 250 milligrams of ampicillin. (b) Sponsor. ..."

3. Impacts Of Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"As of March 1995, the WRAIR researchers had constructed microspheres containing ampicillin, cefazolin, cefamandole, and tobramycin. ..."

4. Dialogue on Risk Assessment of Transgenic Plants: Scientific, Technological edited by Johannes Wirz (1997)
"Perhaps psychologically it is a mistake to use the ampicillin gene as a marker. With the soya bean, Monsanto has been lucky to lose the ampicillin marker in ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Ampicillin

Search for Ampicillin on Dictionary.com!Search for Ampicillin on Thesaurus.com!Search for Ampicillin on Google!Search for Ampicillin on Wikipedia!

Search