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J60681 Hygromycin B

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Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
J60681-MC 100mg 75.40
J60681-MD 250mg 117.00
J60681-03 1g 140.00
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Hygromycin B


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Lyophilized powder
Storage & Sensitivity
Keep Cold.
Miscible with water, methanol, buffer solution and ethanol. Immiscible with less polar solvents.


An aminoglycoside antibiotic that kills bacteria by inhibiting protein synthesisHygromycin B is used for the selection and maintenance of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells that contains the hygromycin resistance gene. This gene is frequently used as a selectable marker in research on plants. It stabilizes the transfer ribonucleic acid (tRNA)-ribosomal acceptor site, thereby inhibiting translocation. In addition to this, it serves as an aminoglycosidic antibiotic which inhibits protein synthesis.


Research Use only: Not intended for animal or human diagnostic or therapeutic use.Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Chen, C. F.; Chan, K. G.; Tan, B. C.; Khalid, N. Enhancement of Agrobacterium-mediated transformation efficiency of model plant using quorum sensing molecule, N-3-oxo-octanoyl-l-homoserine-lactone. Plant Cell Tissue Organ Cult. 2015, 121 (2), 481-487.

Park, Y.; Hosomichi, J.; Ge, C.; Xu, J.; Franceschi, R.; Kapila, S. Immortalization and characterization of mouse temporomandibular joint disc cell clones with capacity for multi-lineage differentiation. Osteoarthr. Cartil. 2015, 23 (9), 1532-1542.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H300+H310+H330-H317-H318-H334

Fatal if swallowed. Fatal in contact with skin. Fatal if inhaled. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Causes serious eye damage. May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P262-P264b-P270-P271-P272-P280-P284-P285-P301+P310-P302+P350-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P333+P313-P361-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Wear respiratory protection. In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON SKIN: Gently wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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