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Penicillin-Streptomycin 5/5


This antibiotic mixture contains penicillin and streptomycin. It is used in cell culture applications to prevent contamination.
Penicillin is a beta-lactam antibiotic derived from Penicillium fungi. It interferes with the final stage of bacterial cell wall synthesis, the cross-linking of different peptidoglycan strands. Streptomycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic produced by Streptomyces. It binds to the 30S subunit of the bacterial 70S ribosome and blocks the initiation complex of protein synthesis.
• Spectrum: gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria
• Contains 5,000 units/ml penicillin (base) and 5,000 g/ml streptomycin (base) in 0.85% saline, utilizing penicillin G sodium salt and streptomycin sulfate
• Recommended concentration: 50-100 U of Penicillin, 50-100 ug of streptomycin (use 10-20 ml/L)
• Stability at 37C: 3 days

Technical Information

• Product Data Sheet - Penicillin-Streptomycin
• SDS - Penicillin-Streptomycin 5/5
Catalog No. Size Price Min. QTY Lot # QTY
B21110 100 ml 17.80 3
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