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Gibco™ Blasticidin S HCl (10 mg/mL)

Selective antibiotic in concentration range of 50G–100μg/mL

Supplier:  Gibco™ A1113903


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Catalog No. A1113903

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Blasticidin S is a nucleoside antibiotic isolated from Streptomyces griseochromogenes. It is a potent inhibitor of protein synthesis in both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. Blasticidin S acts quickly by inhibiting peptide bond formation by the ribosome.

  • Used for prevention of contamination of cell cultures
  • Recommended working concentration ranges 1–20µg/mL depending on cell line
  • Provided as solution at 10mg/mL in 20 mM HEPES (pH 7.2–7.5)
  • Supplied in 10 vials each containing 1mL.
  • Resistance is conferred by expression of either one of two Blasticidin S deaminase genes: BSD or bsr

Cell Culture, Cloning, Drosophila S2 Cell Culture, Insect Cell Culture, Mammalian Cell Culture, Selection, Sf9 and Sf21 Cell Culture, Transfection, Transformation

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Shipping Condition: Dry Ice



Storage conditions: -5°C to -20°C (protect from light)
Shipping conditions: Dry ice
Shelf life: 9 months from date of manufacture
10 mg/mL
9 Months
Eukaryotic Cells, Prokaryotic Cells
Mammalian Cell Culture, Insect Cell Culture


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