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Chloramphenicol

Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic that inhibits translation of protein from mRNA. It binds A site in a ribosome 50S subunit and inhibits peptidyltransferase activity.

NameChloramphenicol, Chloromycetin
PubChem image 5959

Resistance

Preparation

  1. Solve chloramphenicol 1.5g in methanol and adjust to 50mL.
  2. Dispense into 1ml vials and store at -20°C.
  3. Add 1mL (1vial) in the 1L medium.
Stock conc.Using conc.
30mg/mL30µg/mL

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