Kanamycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic effective against mycoplasma, gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. It is used in biotechnology applications to inhibit protein synthesis.
Mode of Action: Binds to 70S ribosomal subunit; inhibits translocation; elicits miscoding.
Antimicrobial spectrum: Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria, and mycoplasma.
Recommended for use in cell culture applications at 100 mg/L.
Concentration: 5000 µg/mL
Suitability: Suitable for cell culture
Key Applications: Antibiotic
Application Areas: Antibiotic
Product Type: Biochemicals
Chemical Class: Antibiotics
Presentation: Clear, Colorless Solution
pH: 7.5 - 8.5
Foreign activity: Endotoxin (1:50): ≤0.25 EU/mL
NOTES: Osmolality: 5 - 35 mOsm
Solubility: Soluble in water (10 - 50 mg/mL)(Sulfate form)(Lit.)
Storage & Handling: Store at -20°C.