How can cells be cured of mycoplasma contamination?


Where contamination has occurred, and the sample absolutely cannot be discarded, the MycoZap™ Mycoplasma Elimination Reagent has been optimized to eliminate mycoplasma with minimal toxic effects on the cells. The MycoZap™ Reagent eliminates mycoplasma by using a combination of antibiotic and antimetabolic agents. This approach allows for a highly reliable and definite elimination of mycoplasma that cannot be achieved by the use of antibiotics alone. The MycoZap™ Reagent can be used to eradicate Mollicute sp., including all species of mycoplasma, acholeplasma, spiroplasma and entomoplasma in cell cultures. Cultures should be tested with the MycoAlert™ Mycoplasma Detection Kit at regular intervals for 4-6 weeks after mycoplasma elimination to ensure fresh infections do not arise. For an overview of our product offering for mycoplasma detection and elemination please see our attached brochure

Mycoplasma Detection and Prevention
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