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Mechanism of Action of Ampicillin

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Mechanism of Action of Ampicillin

Postby grace_pap » Mon May 15, 2006 9:30 pm

Could anyone help me here? Why can ampicillin penetrate and prevent the growth of gram-negative bacteria while penicillin G cant? :?:
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Postby seaseasea » Tue May 16, 2006 5:48 am

the effects of penicillin G is less than that of ampicillin.this may be involved in the mechanism of related enzymes.
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