Product namePolymyxin B sulfate, cationic surfactant antibiotic agent
DescriptionCationic surfactant antibiotic agent
Biological descriptionCationic surfactant antibiotic agent. Mixture of polymyxins B1 and B2. Increases the permeability of the cell membrane. Shows bactericidal effects against Gram-negative bacteria in vivo.
Storage instructionsStore at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one week. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
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This product has been referenced in:
- Rolin O et al. Enzymatic modification of lipid A by ArnT protects Bordetella bronchiseptica against cationic peptides and is required for transmission. Infect Immun 82:491-9 (2014). Read more (PubMed: 24478065) »
- Pye CC et al. Evaluation of biofilm production by Pseudomonas aeruginosa from canine ears and the impact of biofilm on antimicrobial susceptibility in vitro. Vet Dermatol 24:446-9, e98-9 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 23738965) »
- Goodyear A et al. An improved selective culture medium enhances the isolation of Burkholderia pseudomallei from contaminated specimens. Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:973-82 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 24062483) »