In cell culture, polymyxin B sulfate is used as an antibacterial agent to prevent contamination. Polymyxin B sulfate is recommended for use in cell culture applications at 50 mg/L. It is used as a lipid A binding agent that induces pore formation in cell membranes and as immobilized (substrate bound) agent for removal of endotoxins.
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Mentions de danger (UE): H302
Harmful if swallowed.
Mentions de prudence: P264-P270-P301+P312a-P330-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.