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Actinomycin D

Catalog number:  11805017

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Actinomycin D belongs to the class of polypeptide antibiotics and is isolated from bacteria of the genus Streptomyces. Actinomycin D acts by interfering with mRNA synthesis. Actinomycin D is used as a selective antibiotic for resistant bacteria, generally at a concentration of about 1 µg/ml. This product is provided as a powder and should be made into a stock solution at 1 mg/ml in DMSO. We also offer a variety of cell culture antibiotics.

Product Use
For Research Use Only: Not intended for animal or human diagnostic or therapeutic use.

cGMP Manufacturing
Gibco® Actimonmycin D is manufactured at a cGMP compliant facility located in Grand Island, New York. The facility is registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and is certified to ISO 13485 standards.
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm –
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Validated Application: Bacterial Selection
Agent: Actinomycin D
Form: Powder
Reagent Type: Antibiotic (Selective)
Product Size: 5 mg
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature

Contents & storage

Storage conditions: 2 to 8°C
Shipping conditions: Ambient
Shelf life: 24 months from date of manufacture


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