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G418 Sulfate (Geneticin®)


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G418 Sulfate is an aminoglycoside related to Gentamycin, used as a selective agent in bacterial genetics. It is toxic to yeast, bacteria, many plant and mammalian cells, helminths and protozoans.
Catalog #G1000
AppearanceWhite, crystalline powder
SolubilityColorless, clear, complete
Potency 620(u)ug/mg
Suggested Working Concentrations 100-800ug/ml
Mammalian Selection: 400ug/ml
Maintenance: 200ug/ml
Absorbance (1mg/ml)280nm: 0.015
570nm: 0.10
Water (KF) 12%
Specific Rotation+104° to +121ºC
ReconstitutionReconstitute with water or ethanol to a desired stock concentration. Sterilize by filtration through a 0.2um filter, aliquot and freeze at -20°C.
Storage and StabilityPowder: Store at 4ºC. Avoid moisture uptake, as this can decrease potency. Stable for 12 months after receipt.
Stock solution Aliquot and store at -20°C. Stable for 3-6 months -at 20°C.
CAS Number108321-42-2
Molecular FormulaC20H40N4O10•2H2SO4
Molecular Weight692.7
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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