The antibiotics penicillin and streptomycin are used to prevent bacterial contamination of cell cultures due to their effective combined action against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. This solution contains 10,000 units/mL of penicillin and 10,000 µg/mL of streptomycin.
Penicillin-Streptomycin is used to supplement cell culture media to control bacterial contamination. It is effective against most gram positive and gram negative bacteria.
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Cell culture applications | Antimicrobial Treatment
|Alternate Names||100X Pen-Strep|
|Application Notes||Penicillin-Streptomycin is used to supplement cell culture media to control bacterial contamination. It is effective against most gram positive and gram negative bacteria.|
|Base Catalog Number||1670246,1670249|
|Concentration||Penicillin Concentration: 10;000 IU/mL; Streptomycin Concentration: 10 mg/mL|
|pH||6.3 - 6.9 (Lit.)|
|Solubility||Soluble in water|
|Typical Working Concentration||50 - 100 U/mL penicillin, 50 – 100 µg ⁄ mL steptomycin|