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25389-94-0 - Kanamycin, 50 mg/ml in distilled water, sterile-filtered - J67354 - Alfa Aesar

J67354 Kanamycin, 50 mg/ml in distilled water, sterile-filtered

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50ml 79.41
100ml 141.11
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Kanamycin, 50 mg/ml in distilled water, sterile-filtered


Chemical Properties

Fully miscible in water. Insoluble in acetone, chloroform, ether, ethyl acetate, and alcohol.


It has been used in tissue culture media. It is used as an additive in culture media for the isolation of group D streptococci on Kanamycin Esculin Azide Agar and for selection of transformed plant cells containing the neomycin phosphotransferase on a kanamycin-medium. It can also be used as a selection agent for cells transformed with kanamycin B resistance gene. It is recommended for use in cell culture applications at 100mg/mL. Kanamycin can be used as a selection agent in several types of isolation media.


Research Use only: Not intended for animal or human diagnostic or therapeutic use.

Literature References

Gabriela Antu´nez de Mayolo, et. al. Moxalactam as a counter-selection antibiotic for Agrobacterium mediated transformation and its positive effects on Theobroma cacaosomatic embryogenesis.Plant Sci.,2003,164607-615.

Misumi, M and Tanaka, N. Mechanism of inhibition of translocation by kanamycin and viomycin: A comparative study with fusidic acid.Biochem Biophys Res Commun.,1980,92(2), 647-654.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H334-H360-H317

May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled. May damage fertility or the unborn child. May cause an allergic skin reaction.

Precautionary Statements: P285-P201-P261-P280-P281-P342+P311-P363-P304+P341-P405-P501a

In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection. Obtain special instructions before use. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. 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. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code


  • J60540

    LB Agar plate with 50µg/ml kanamycin
  • J67159

    Carbenicillin disodium salt, 50 mg/ml in distilled water, sterile-filtered

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