Hygromycin B

Cat. No. 4137

Hygromycin B C20H37N3O13 [31282-04-9]

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Chemical Name: O-6-Amino-6-deoxy-L-glycero-D-galacto-heptopyranosylidene-(1-2-3)-O-β-D-talopyranosyl(1-5)-2-deoxy-N3-methyl-D-streptamine

Biological Activity

Aminoglycoside antibiotic. Active against both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. Inhibits protein synthesis by binding to the 30S subunit and inhibiting the ribosomal translocation step of elongation.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water
>90 %
Store at +4°C

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Ganoza and Kiel (2001) A ribosomal ATPase is a target for hygromycin B inhibition on Escherichia coli ribosomes. Antimicrob.Agents Chemother. 45 2813. PMID: 11557474.

Brodersen et al (2000) The structural basis for the action of the antibiotics tetracycline, pactamycin, and hygromycin B on the 30S ribosomal subunit. Cell 103 1143. PMID: 11163189.

Blochlinger and Diggelmann (1984) Hygromycin B phosphotransferase as a selectable marker for DNA transfer experiments with higher eukaryotic cells. Mol.Cell.Biol. 4 2929. PMID: 6098829.

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