Beta-Lactamase Inhibitor Screening Kit has been used in enzymatic assays.
Compatible with high-throughput handling systems.
β-Lactamase (β-lactamase, βL, EC 188.8.131.52) is an enzyme first identified in Escherichia coli and has been described as penicillinase. A number of βLs have since been identified from various bacteria. β-Lactamases specifically hydrolyze β-lactam rings present in antibiotics such as penicillin, cephalosporins, monobactam, and carbapenem, and confer resistance against these antibiotics.
The β-Lactamase Inhibitor Screening Kit is a rapid, simple and sensitive assay that is suitable for high throughput screening of β-Lactamase inhibitors. βL activity is measured by hydrolyzing a chromogenic cephalosporin called nitrocefin, producing a colorimetric product (A490), proportional to the enzymatic activity present.
Suitable for the screening of inhibitors of β