Blasticidin S is used as a selection agent for transformed cells that contain the resistance genes bls, bsr, or BSD. Also used to study protein synthesis at the level of peptide bond formation.
Soluble in water
PubChem Chemical ID 16760315
- CAS#: 3513-03-9
- Molecular Formula: C17H26N8O5 Â· HCl
- Molecular Weight: MW: 458.9