Kanamycin Sulfate is a water-soluble antibiotic originally purified from the bacterium Streptomyces kanamyceticus
. Kanamycin acts by binding to the 30S subunit of the bacterial ribosome and inhibiting protein synthesis in susceptible bacteria. Gibco® Kanamycin is effective against a wide variety of gram-negative and some gram-positive bacteria, and is used for the prevention of bacterial contamination of cell cultures. Life Technologies offers a variety of antibiotics and antimycotics
for cell culture applications. Product Use
For Research Use Only: Not intended for animal or human diagnostic or therapeutic use. Dual-Site cGMP Manufacturing
For supply chain continuity, Life Technologies manufactures Gibco® Kanamycin 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. In addition, the New York facility has ISO 9001 certification.