Kanamycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic and has a bactericidal action against many gram-negative bacteria. Kanamycin is used as a selective agent for the incorporation of the NPT II (APH3) gene in plant tissues.
Store dessicated at 4°C
Soluble in water
PubChem Chemical ID: 32943
- Synonyms: Ophtalmokalixan, Kanamycin sulphate, Kanamycin A sulfate, Kanamycin acid sulfate, Cristalomicina, Kanabristol, Kanamytrex, Otokalixin
- CAS# : 25389-94-0
- Molecular Formula: C18H36N4O11·H2SO4
- Molecular Weight: 582.6 g/mol