T8902 Sigma

Thiostrepton from Streptomyces azureus

≥90% (HPLC)



Thiostrepton has been used as a selectable marker for recombinant Streptomyces cultures1,2,3.


1 g in poly bottle

Preparation Note

Thiostrepton dissolves in acetic acid at 25 mg/ml to yield a clear to hazy, yellow-yellow brown solution.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Peptide antibiotic that prevents the binding of elongation factor G (EF-G) and GTP to the 50S ribosomal subunit.

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