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Geneticin™ Selective Antibiotic (G418 Sulfate), Powder DFS Item

Produced by bacterium Micromonospora rhodorangea and acts by binding the ribosome, thus inhibiting protein synthesis in both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells

Manufacturer: life technologies  11811023

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Catalog No. 11811023


Description & Specifications


Antibiotic Spectrum Geneticin (G-418)
For Use With (Application) Eukaryotic Selection/Stable Cell Line Generation
Format Powder
Product Type Geneticin (G-418)
Quantity 1g
Regulatory Status For Research Use Only: Not intended for animal or human diagnostic or therapeutic use.
Solution Type Antibiotic (Selective)

Resistance to Geneticin™ Selective Antibiotic (G418 Sulfate) is conferred by the E. coli APH (3) – I and APH (3) – II resistance genes.

  • Used as selective antibiotic in concentration range of 100 - 200μg/mL for bacteria, or 200 – 500μg/mL for most mammalian cells
  • Supplied as powder and should be made into a stock solution of 10 – 50mg/mL in water

Cell Culture, Cloning, Drosophila S2 Cell Culture, High Five™ Cell Culture, Insect Cell Culture, Mammalian Cell Culture, Selection, Sf9 & Sf21 Cell Culture, Transfection, Transformation