Kanamycin Sulfate

Model Number IB02120


IBI Kanamycin is a broad spectrum aminoglycoside antibiotic derived from Streptomyces kanamyceticus. It is used as an additive in cell culture media for the isolation of Group D Streptococci on Kanamycin Azide Agar and for selection of transformed plant cells containing the neomycin phosphotransferase on a kanamycin medium.

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Additional Item Description:

Kanamycin sulfate is used in cell culture media to inhibit gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Kanamycin sulfate can also be used as selection agent for cells transformed with kanamycin B resistance gene.

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Physical Specifications:

Formula Weight:582.58
Molecular Formula:C18H36N4O11x H2SO4
Potency:>750 mcg/mg
pH (1%, water):6.5 – 8.5
Moisture: Max. 4.0%

Molecular Biology Specifications:

Antibiotic Inhibition/Sensitivity Assay: Pass
Chromatographic Purity: Pass
Crystallinity: Pass

IB02120 - Specification Sheet

SDS Link:

IB02120 - SDS

Kanamycin Technical Information:

IBI kanamycin acts by binding to the 70S ribosomal subunit, inhibiting translocation. Kanamycin sulfate is effective against gram negative and gram positive bacteria, as well as mycoplasma. Kanamycin Sulfate is derived via microbial fermentation. No animal products or by-products are used in the manufacturing process or the fermentation media.

Product is packaged in a glass amber bottle and should be kept at 4 deg. C. This product ships on ice packs via UPS Blue Monday thru Wednesday. Orders placed after Noon on Wednesday are held until the following Monday.

Stock Solution:

A typical stock solution is 10mg/ml in water. Solution should sterilized via filtration through a 0.22 micron filter.

A working concentration for stringent plasmids is 10ug/ml and 50ug/ml for relaxed plasmids.

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