Geneticin® Selective Antibiotic (G418 Sulfate) is produced by the bacterium Micromonospora rhodorangea
and acts by binding the ribosome, thus inhibiting protein synthesis in both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. Resistance to Geneticin® Selective Antibiotic (G418 Sulfate) is conferred by the E. coli APH (3’) – I
and APH (3’) – II
resistance genes. Gibco® Geneticin® Selective Antibiotic (G418 Sulfate) is used as a selective antibiotic in the concentration range of 100 - 200 µg/ml for bacteria, or 200 – 500 µg/ml for most mammalian cells. This product is supplied as a powder and should be made into a stock solution of 10 – 50 mg/ml in water. Life Technologies offers a variety of cell culture antibiotics
for your convenience.Product Use
For Research Use Only: Not intended for animal or human diagnostic or therapeutic use.Dual site cGMP Manufacturing and Quality System
For supply chain continuity, Life Technologies manufactures Gibco® Geneticin® Selective Antibiotic (G418 Sulfate) at two separate facilities located in Grand Island, NY and Scotland, UK. Both sites are compliant with cGMP manufacturing requirements, are certified to ISO 13485, and are registered with the FDA as medical device manufacturers.