Gentamicin (50 mg/mL)

Catalog number: 15750078

Gibco™  Related applications: Mammalian Cell Culture

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Gentamicin sulfate is a water-soluble antibiotic originally purified from the fungus Micromonospora purpurea. Gentamicin acts by binding to the 30S subunit of the bacterial ribosome leading to inhibition of protein synthesis and death in susceptible bacteria. Gibco® Gentamicin is effective against a wide variety of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, and is used to prevent the contamination of cell cultures by bacteria. The recommended working concentration ranges from 0.5 to 50 µg /mL.

We offer a wide range of antibiotics and antimycotics in both powder and liquid formats.

Learn more about the use of antibiotics and antimycotics in cell culture and review guidelines for decontaminating cultures.

Dual-Site cGMP Manufacturing
Gibco® Gentamicin 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. For supply chain continuity, we offer a comparable Gibco® Gentamicin product made in our Scotland facility (15750-037). This facility is registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and is certified to the ISO 13485 standard.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Validated Application: Prevention of Cell Culture Contamination
Agent: Gentamicin
Form: Liquid
Reagent Type: Antibiotic
Product Size: 10 x 10 mL
Concentration: 50 mg⁄mL
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature

Contents & storage

Storage conditions: 15°C to 30°C
Shipping conditions: Room temperature
Shelf life: 24 months from date of manufacture


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