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Blasticidin S Hydrochloride (Blasticidine S, Blasticidin S HCl)


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Blasticidin S is a peptide nucleoside antibiotic that is used as a selection agent for transformed cells that contain the resistance genes bls, bsr, or BSD. It specifically inhibits protein synthesis in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes by interfering with the peptide bound formation in the ribosomal machinery.
Catalog #B2104-30
SolubilitySoluble in water
Storage and StabilityLyophilized powder may be stored at -20°C. Stable for 12 months after receipt at -20°C. Reconstitute with dH2O. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.
CAS Number3513-03-9
Molecular FormulaC H N O HCl
Molecular Weight~458.9
Purity~98% (HPLC)
FormSupplied as a white to off-white solid.
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.

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