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108321-42-2 - G418 disulfate, Cell Culture Reagent - Geneticin disulfate - J62671 - Alfa Aesar

J62671 G418 disulfate, Cell Culture Reagent

CAS Number
Geneticin disulfate

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 70.97
5g 287.37
25g 720.00
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G418 disulfate, Cell Culture Reagent


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Soluble in water.


G418 disulfate is an aminoglycoside that is toxic to bacteria, yeast, protozoans and helminths. It prevents protein synthesis by blocking the elongation step in prokaryotic and eukaryotic ribosomes. It is used as a selection agent for G418 resistant bacteria or fungi after transformation.


Incompatible with oxidizing agents. Store in a cool place.

Literature References

Lemke, K.; Förster, T.; Römer, R.; Quade, M.; Wiedemeier, S.; Grodrian, A.; Gastrock, G. A modular segmented-flow platform for 3D cell cultivation. J. Biotechnol. 2015, 205, 59-69.

Meta, A.; Hirashima, M.; Imamura, T.; Kawamura, R.; Yano, K.; Uehara, K.; Nakashima, T. High-yield preparation of recombinant human α-thrombin for therapeutic use. J. Biosci. Bioeng. 2015, 120 (4), 432-437.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H334-H317

May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled. May cause an allergic skin reaction.

Precautionary Statements: P285-P261-P280-P342+P311-P363-P304+P341-P321-P333+P313-P302+P352-P501a

In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. IF INHALED: If breathing is difficult, remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Specific treatment (see label). If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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