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dipicolinic acid[dī¦pik·ə¦lin·ik ′as·əd]
C7H5O4N·1½H2O A chelating agent composing 5-15% of the dry weight of bacterial spores.
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A sensitive and specific phenotypic assay for detection of metallo-[beta]-lactamases and KPC in Klebsiella pneumoniae with the use of meropenem disks supplemented with aminophenylboronic acid, dipicolinic acid
in Bacillus subtilis natto and strong anti-H.
This dipicolinic acid
instantaneously reacts with the chemical sensor in the solution.