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Hygromycin B, Concentrated Solution

  • CAS: 31282-04-9
  • Formula: C20H37N3O13
  • MW: 527.53 Da
  • Appearance: Light amber colored solution
  • Purity: 94.4%




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Hygromycin B is an aminoglycoside antibiotic isolated from Streptomyces hygroscopicus. It is commonly used to study protein synthesis. Aside from its efficacy against bacteria, fungi, and higher eukaryotic cells, hygromycin B is also an antiviral agent inhibiting translation upon selectively entering cells made permeable due to viral infection. It works as a standard selection antibiotic in gene experiments, especially for selection of hygromycin resistance gene transformed cells.

Aminoglycoside antibiotics are composed of amino groups attached to glycosides. They bind the 30s ribosomal subunit, causing misreading of the mRNA sequence and inhibition of translocation. Consequently, protein synthesis is inhibited.

Antibiotics are often used in clinical in vitro tests known as antimicrobial susceptibility tests or ASTs to determine their efficacy against certain bacterial species. Hygromycin's longstanding application as a gene selection antibiotic, has a powerful new role in genome editing utilizing the CRISPR/CAS9 system.

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SynonymsHygrovetine, Hygrovectine, D-streptamine
Product #H-1012-MU
CAS #31282-04-9
Chemical NameO-6-Amino-6-deoxy-L-glycero-D-galacto-heptopyranosylidene-(1-2-3)-O-β-D-talopyranosyl(1-5)-2-deoxy-N3-methyl-D-streptamine
MW527.53 Da
AppearanceLight amber colored solution
Storage TempStore at +4°C
Therapeutic AreaInfectious diseases
UseHygromycin B is an aminoglycoside antibiotic that kills bacteria and fungi.

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Merck Index13.4878
MDL NumberMFCD06795479

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UN #'SUN 3462
HandlingWarning.Toxic. May be Carcinogenic. May be Teratogenic. Wear gloves/mask when handling product.

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Certificate of Analysis 1H-1012-MU, F1206D.pdf
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