G418 disulfate salt

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Cat.No. 4131 - G418 disulfate salt | C20H40N4O10.2H2SO4 | CAS No. 108321-42-2
Description: Aminoglycoside antibiotic; used in cell culture

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

M. Wt 692.71
Formula C20H40N4O10.2H2SO4
Storage Store at +4°C
CAS Number 108321-42-2
PubChem ID 206347
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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 51.95 75

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.44 mL 7.22 mL 14.44 mL
5 mM 0.29 mL 1.44 mL 2.89 mL
10 mM 0.14 mL 0.72 mL 1.44 mL
50 mM 0.03 mL 0.14 mL 0.29 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

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

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

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

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