Gentamicin is an aminoglycoside complex produced by fermentation of Micromonospora purpurea or M. echinospora. It is used as the sulfate salt. This antibiotic functions by preventing protein synthesis. Gentamicin sulfate prevents the growth of both Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria, in vivo and in vitro. In tissue culture, gentamicin sulfate is used to inhibit the growth of various strains of mycoplasma.
CAS Number: 1405-41-0;
Synonyms: GM sulfate; Genoptic; Refobacin; sulfuric acid
Molecular Formula: C21H45N5O11S;
Molecular Weight: 575.675 g/mol
InChI Key: NWQISSNHRDDWRM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
5 g, 10 g, 25 g, 100 g