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Streptomycin Sulfate

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Streptomycin Sulfate is a broad spectrum antibiotic used in mammalian cell culture. It belongs to a group of drugs called aminoglycosides. Streptomycin inhibits prokaryote protein synthesis by binding to S12 protein of 30S ribosome. It prevents the transition from initiation complex to chain-elongating ribosome and causes miscoding. Thus, it prevents bacteria from manufacturing their cell walls.
Catalog #S7975
Potency650-850u/mg
Appearance: White crystalline powder
Identification: Conforms to USP
pH: 4.5-7.0
Loss on Drying: 5%
Sterility: Conforms to USP
Streptomycin B: 3%
Sulfated Ash: 1%
Sulfate: 18.0-21.5% (anhydrous)
Sodium Metabisulphite:
0.3%
Endotoxin: 0.25EU/mg
Storage and StabilityReconstitute by adding sterile buffer. Aliquot and store at -20°C. Reconstituted product is stable for 3 days at 37°C; up to one month at 4°C; 6-12 months at -20°C. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.
CAS Number3810-74-0
Molecular Formula(C21H39N7O12)23H2SO4
Molecular Weight1457.38
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 namesD-Streptamine; O-2-deoxy-2-(methylamino)-(alpha)-L-glucopyranosyl-(1->2)-O-5-deoxy-3-C-formyl-(alpha)-L-lyxofuranosyl- (1->4)- N,N'-bis(aminoiminomethyl)-, sulfate (2:3) (salt).


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