Gentamycin-sulfate is an aminoglycoside antibiotic and a metabolic product of Micromonospora purpurea. It is a mixture (C19-21H39-43N5O7x2.5H2SO4, MW 694.75-723.75) of 3 closely related components: C1 (approx. 20-40 %), C2 (approx. 40-60 %), and C1a (approx. 10-30 %). Gentamycin is active against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria and Mycoplasma.

mechanism: Inhibits protein biosynthesis by binding to the 30 S ribosomal subunit and by destroying the cell membrane.

Gentamycin (lyophilised and liquid)

10 mg/ml

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A 2710: lyophilised - reconstitute with 5 ml of ultra-pure, sterile water
Storage: 24 months at +2 - +8 °C

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Instructions for use: antibiotic solutions are 100x concentrations and have been dissolved in WFI (quantity used: 1 ml per 100 ml medium).

A substitute is offered under the article number G1272 at Sigma-Aldrich

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A 2712
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** Item needs dry ice when shipped.

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