Mirus offers high quality cell culture grade antibiotic and antimycotic solutions with the following features:
- High Potency – Keep your valuable cultures contamination-free
- Easy to Use – Provided at 100X concentration for convenient addition to liquid culture medium
- Broad Spectrum – Effective against a wide range of common microbial contaminants
Penicillin-Streptomycin Solution (100X) and Antibiotic-Antimycotic Solution (100X) can be used preventatively to safeguard cell cultures against microbial contamination. Some cell lines exhibit cytotoxicity when exposed to high concentrations of antibiotics and antimycotics. It is important to perform a dose-response experiment to determine the optimal concentration of antibiotic or antimycotic for your cell line.
Penicillin-Streptomycin Solution (100X) is composed of penicillin (10,000 units/ml) and streptomycin (10,000 µg/ml) and is effective against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.
Antibiotic-Antimycotic Solution (100X) is composed of penicillin (10,000 units/ml), streptomycin (10,000 µg/ml), and amphotericin B (25 µg/ml) and is effective against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria as well as yeast and other fungi.
Looking for selection antibiotics? Mirus also offers Selection Antibiotic Solutions for stable cell line generation.