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Blasticidine S hydrochloride

≥98.0% (HPLC)

Synonym: Blasticidin S

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Blasticidin S is used as a selection agent for transformed cells that contain the resistance genes bls, bsr, or BSD. Blasticidiin S has been used to select HEK293-T cells with TLR-2 constructs and HEK-D5 cells . It is also used to study protein synthesis at the level of peptide bond formation.

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Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Blasticidin S inhibits hydrolysis of peptidyl-tRNA induced by release factors. It enhances the binding of tRNA to the large subunit of ribosomes and to an extent inhibits peptide bond formation.

General description

Blasticidin S belongs to the aminoacylnucleoside class of antibiotics. It inhibits protein synthesis in bacteria and eukaryotes. It also has fungicidal properties and prevents rice blast disease.

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GHS06  GHS06
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RIDADR 
UN 2811 6.1 / PGII
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