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Kanamycin A is aminoglycoside anti-bacterial agent. Active against many strains of Gram-negative bacteria and Gram-positive Staphylococcus aureus and epidermis. Some strains of Mycobacterium bacterium are sensitive. Most active in alkaline solution. It binds to bacterial ribosomes and reduces mRNA translation hence reduces protein biosynthesis. However, it also exhibits some toxic effects towards mammalian cells.   NCATS

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4,6-diamino-2-hydroxy-1,3-cyclohexane 3,6'diamino-3,6'-dideoxydi-α-d-glucoside | 4,6-diamino-2-hydroxy-1,3-cyclohexylene 3,6'-diamino-3,6'-dideoxydi-d-glucopyranoside | cantrex | kanacin | kanamycin | kanamycin a | kanamycin a sulfate | kanamycine | kanamycin monosulfate | kanamycin sulfate | kannasyn | kantrex | kantrim | klebcil


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