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.
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.|
|Concentration||Penicillin Concentration: 10;000 IU/mL; Streptomycin Concentration: 10 mg/mL|
|Applications||Cell culture applications | Antimicrobial Treatment|
|pH||6.3 - 6.9 (Lit.)|
|Physical Appearance||Colorless (frozen) Solution|
|Solubility||Soluble in water|
|Storage and Handling||Store at -20°C.|
|Typical Working Concentration||50 - 100 U/mL penicillin, 50 – 100 µg ⁄ mL steptomycin|