G418 disulfate salt

Cat. No. 4131

G418 disulfate salt C20H40N4O10.2H2SO4 [108321-42-2]

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Alternative Name: Gentamicin

Biological Activity

Aminoglycosidic antibiotic. Inhibits protein synthesis in both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. Used for selection of eukaryotic cells transfected with the neo gene.

Technical Data

Soluble to 75 mM in water
Store at +4°C


Other Information

  • This product has been cell culture tested

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Burke and Mogg (1985) Suppression of a nonsense mutation in mammalian cells in vivo by the aminoglycoside antibiotics G-418 and paromomycin. Nucleic Acids Res. 13 6265. PMID: 2995924.

Bar-Nun et al (1983) G-418, an elongation inhibitor of 80 S ribosomes. Biochim.Biophys.Acta. 741 123. PMID: 6193810.

Wagman et al (1974) Antibiotic G-418, a new Micromonospora-produced aminoglycoside with activity against protozoa and helminths: fermentation, isolation and preliminary characterization. Antimicrob.Agents Chemother. 6 144. PMID: 15828184.

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