Biological ActivityG418 disulfate salt is an aminoglycosidic antibiotic. Inhibits protein synthesis in both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. Used for selection of eukaryotic cells transfected with the neo gene.
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Antibiotic G-418, a new Micromonospora-produced aminoglycoside with activity against protozoa and helminths: fermentation, isolation and preliminary characterization.
Wagman et al.
Antimicrob.Agents Chemother., 1974;6:144
G-418, an elongation inhibitor of 80 S ribosomes.
Bar-Nun et al.
Suppression of a nonsense mutation in mammalian cells in vivo by the aminoglycoside antibiotics G-418 and paromo.
Burke and Mogg
Nucleic Acids Res., 1985;13:6265
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G418 was reconstituted in milli-Q water to get a stock solution of 50 mg/ml. The stock was diluted to 250 mcg/ml in DMEM containing 10% FBS, 4 mM glutamine, 10 mM HEPES and puromycin (5 mcg/ml) and used to culture HEK293 cell line, stably expressing hRyR2-IRES-GFP.