G418 disulfate is used for selection and maintenance of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells transfected with a iNOS promoter construct and neomycin resistance gene. Optimal concentrations for selection and maintenance vary by cell lines.
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• G418 sulfate (geneticin) is an aminoglycoside antibiotic isolated from Micromonospora rhodorangea
• G418 is bacteriostatic that prevents polypeptide formation by inhibiting the elongation step of polypeptide synthesis
• G418 sulfate can be used for the selection of genetically engineered cells in both eukaryotes and prokaryotes
• Laboratory-grade for applications such as biochemistry