Life Science

Bio Brief: Puromycin - P9620

Puromycin dihydrochloride Ready Made Solution is supplied as a ready-to-use, sterile-filtered solution at a 10 mg/ml concentration. Puromycin is an aminonucleoside antibiotic produced by Streptomyces alboniger. It is a protein synthesis inhibitor with its mechanism of action being premature chain termination during translation in the ribosome.

The primary application is for the selection of mammalian cells encoded with the puromycin-resistant Pac gene, including shRNA lentiviral applications.

Sigma's unique ready-made solutions reduce your experimental preparation time.

  • No messy weigh-ups
  • Sterile-filtered aqueous solution
  • Each batch tested for puromycin selection
  • Stable at -20C for two years
  • Product Number P9620

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