hygromycin B


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hygromycin B

an antibiotic produced by Streptomyces hygroscopicus; used for the control of ascariasis and esophagostomiasis in sows. The method of use is to feed it to sows over a period of several weeks, or continuously to growing pigs. Overdosing may cause deafness and cataracts. Used also for the control of Ascaria, Capillaria and Heterakis spp. in poultry.
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Biochemical basic of resistance to hygromycin B in Streptomyces hygroscopicus-the producing organism.
Kryptolebias marmoratus embryos were tested for susceptibility to hygromycin B under various concentrations prior to the late blastula stage of development.
Keywords: Kryptolebias marmoratus, development, hygromycin B, toxicity, midblastula transition
Although past studies have succeeded in transferring the neomycin drug resistance gene (NeoR) within cells, no studies have been conducted with the hygromycin B drug resistance gene (HygroR) or both HygroR and NeoR.
This vector has a cytomegalovirus immediate-early promoter upstream of the multiple cloning site and a hygromycin B resistance gene driven by an SV40 early promoter.
According to a recent purity survey, several batches of commercially available hygromycin B obtained from multinational life science reagent companies showed that the purities ranged anywhere from an alarming 60% to a high of 92%.
We ourselves were frustrated by inconsistent hygromycin B selection results.
Compared to the ordinary method in resistant analysis, this method is simpler and cheaper for using hygromycin B.
Plasmid-encoded hygromycin B resistance: the sequence of hygromycin B phosphotransferase gene and its expression in Escherichia coli and Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
1996) reported selection of large quantities of embryogenic calli from rice seeds as target tissues and use of hygromycin B as an effective selection agent to produce fertile transgenic rice plants in the model indica variety TN 1.
1] hygromycin B (Boehringer Mannheim) CI-H50 CI with 50 mg [L.