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G418 . sulfate

ALX-380-013-M500 500 mg 37.00 USD
ALX-380-013-G001 1 g 49.00 USD
ALX-380-013-G005 5 g 158.00 USD
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Gentamycin-class aminoglycoside antibiotic. Cytotoxic to prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. Induces apoptosis. Widely employed in the selection of eukaryotic expression vectors, in combination with either aminoglycoside phosphotransferase 3’ or APH II.

Product Specification

Alternative Name:Geneticin
Formula:C20H40N4O10 . 2H2SO4
MW:496.6 . 196.1
Source:Isolated from Micromonospora rhodorangea.
Identity:Determined by IR.
Appearance:White to off-white powder.
Activity:Potency: ≥700 µg/mg
Solubility:Soluble in water.
Long Term Storage:-20°C
Use/Stability:Solutions are stable for 3 to 6 months when stored at -20°C.
Handling:Avoid freeze/thaw cycles.
Scientific Background:This product is the disulfide salt form of G418 CAS# 49863-47-0.
Technical Info/Product Notes:The effective killing concentration of this antibiotic will vary as to the cell type, media, growth conditions, and the cells metabolic rate and position in the cell cycle. Effective concentrations have been reported from 100 µg/ml up to 5 mg/ml or greater. When using G418 in a new cell system, a full dose curve is suggested and with each new lot of G418, several points on that curve should be retested, as the potency determined in a standard B. subtilis assay) may not exactly correlate to your system.
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Expression and distribution of HSP27 in response to G418 in different human breast cancer cell lines: L. Qian, et al.; Histochem. Cell Biol. 126, 593 (2006), Abstract;
Cytochrome c release and endoplasmic reticulum stress are involved in caspase-dependent apoptosis induced by G418: Q.H. Jin, et al.; Cell. Mol. Life Sci. 61, 1816 (2004), Abstract;
Addition of G418 and other aminoglycoside antibiotics to mammalian cells results in the release of GPI-anchored proteins: M. Kung, et al.; FEBS Lett. 409, 333 (1997), Abstract;
Phosphatidylinositol phospholipase C is activated allosterically by the aminoglycoside G418. 2-deoxy-2-fluoro-scyllo-inositol-1-O-dodecylphosphonate and its analogs inhibit glycosylphosphatidylinositol phospholipase C: J.C. Morris, et al.; J. Biol. Chem. 271, 15468 (1996), Abstract;
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