• ihydrostreptomycin sulfate packaged and labeled.

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Description

Dihydrostreptomycin sulfate is a freely soluble aminoglycoside antibiotic similar in structure to streptomycin.

    CAS Number

    5490-27-7

    Molecular Formula

    (C21H41N7O12)2 •3 H2SO4

    Molecular Weight

    1461.42

    Mechanism of Action

    Aminoglycosides target the 30S ribosomal subunit resulting in an inability to read mRNA ultimately producing a faulty or nonexistent protein.

    Storage Conditions

    2-8°C

    Tariff Code

    2941.20.3000

    Spectrum

    Dihydrostreptomycin targets gram positive bacteria and Mycobacterium species.

Applications

    Microbiology Applications

    Media Supplements

    Dihydrostreptomycin can be used as a selective agent in several types of isolation media:

    STAA Agar - STAA Selective Supplement

    STAA Agar - STA Selective Supplement

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    White or almost white powder

    Source

    Semi-synthetic

    pH

    4.5-7.0

    Assay

    (On Dried Basis): ≥730 u/mg

    Loss on Drying

    ≤5.0%

References

    References

    Bragg, P. D., and W. J. Polglase. "Action of Dihydrostreptomycin and Antagonism by Cations." Journal of Bacteriology 85.3 (1963): 590-94.www.ncbi.gov. Web. 28 Aug. 2012.

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