Kanamycin Sulfate is an aminoglycoside with activity against many Gram-negative bacteria. This compound binds to the ribosomal subunit and inhibits protein synthesis. It is used as a selective agent for the incorporation of the NPT II (Neomycin phosphotransferase) (APH3') gene in plant and animal cells.
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H2O: 50 mg/mL Insoluble in acetone, chloroform, ether, ethyl acetate, and alcohol.