Forgot your password?
New User?
Remember me
banner banner

You are here:Home » Biochemicals » Biochem-Antibiotics » Hygromycin B, Streptomyces hygroscopicus (Powder)

Hygromycin B, Streptomyces hygroscopicus (Powder)


  For pricing information, USA customers sign in.
  Outside USA? Please contact your distributor for pricing.


Hygromycin B is an aminoglycosidic antibiotic which inhibits protein synthesis in bacteria, fungi and mammalian cells and is used to select prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells that have been transfected with the Hygromycin gene (hyg, hph, HMA, HM+).
Catalog #H9700-05B
Source Streptomyces hygroscopicus
Potency ~1000units/mg Hygromycin B
Recommended Concentration Range 25-1500ug/ml
E.coli JM 83: 25-200ug/ml
Human: 50-400ug/ml
Saccharomyces cerevisiae: 200ug/ml
Chicken: 1500ug/ml
Tobacco: 20-200ug/ml
Storage and StabilityStore at 4ºC. Stable for 12 months.
CAS Number31282-04-9
Molecular FormulaC20H37N3O13
Molecular Weight527.5
Purity~ 90%
FormSupplied as an off-white, crystalline powder
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.
Alternate namesO-6-Amino-6-deoxy-L-glycero-D-galacto-heptopyranosylidene-(1 2-3)-O- -D-talopyranosyl-(1 5)-2-deoxy-N3-methyl-D-streptamine; Antihelmycin; Hygromix 2.4; Hygromix-8; Hygrovetin; Hygrovetine

External Links