6-aminopenicillanic acid


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6-aminopenicillanic acid

[¦siks ə¦me·nō‚pen·ə·sil′an·ik ′as·əd]
(pharmacology)
C8H12N2O3S Nonhygroscopic crystals that decompose at 209°C; used in the manufacture of synthetic penicillins. Abbreviated 6-APA.