Gentamycin Sulfate Solution

Model Number IB02030

  • Item Description
  • Physical Specifications
  • Certificate of Analysis
  • SDS
  • Technical Information

Gentamycin sulfate is a water-soluble antibiotic originally purified from the fungus Micromonospora purpurea. IBI Scientific Gentamycin is effective against a wide variety of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, and is used to prevent the contamination of cell cultures by bacteria. The recommended working concentration ranges from 0.5 to 50 mg/ml.



  • For use in cell culture media to inhibit gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria
  • Concentration: 50mg/ml
  • This product cannot be shipped to a private residence.

Gentamycin Sulfate Solution is an inhibitor in the growth of gram-positive and gram-negative microorganisms. IBI Gentamycin Sulfate is a broad spectrum antibiotic that is a more effective in-vitro bacterial inhibitor than combined streptomycin-penicillin.

Appearance:Clear, colorless to light yellow solution
pH (@25°C):4.5 ± 1.0
Specific Rotation:+107° - +121°

Molecular Biology Specifications

IB02030 - Specification Sheet

This antibiotic is non-toxic to tissue culture monolayers and does not inhibit virus replication. It inhibits the growth of a wide variety of gram-positive and gram-negative microorganisms, including strains resistant to tetracycline, chloramphenicol, kanamycin, and colistin; particularly the strains of Pseudomonas, Proteus, Staphylococcus, and Streptococcus.

Gentamycin Sulfate inhibits bacterial protein biosynthesis by binding to the 30S subunit of ribosome.

Quality Control

This product is cell cultured tested, has a total volume of 20ml and a solution concentration of 50mg/ml. Click on tabs above for specification sheet, certificate of analysis or Safety Data Sheet.


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