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Corning™ cellgro™ X-GAL and IPTG, Powder

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Manufacturer: corning™  MT46101RF

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Catalog No. MT46101RF


Description & Specifications


For Use With (Application) Research use only
Formulation 5-bromo-4-chloro-3-indolyl-b-D-galactopyranoside
Quantity 1000mg

X-Gal (5-bromo-4-chloro-3-indolyl-b-D-galactopyranoside)

  • Substrate of b-galactosidase
  • Hydrolyzed by β-galactosidase to produce indoxyl in bacterial medium
IPTG (isopropylthiogalactoside)
  • Inducer of lac operon in bacteria
  • Used with X-gal for detecting lac gene activity
  • For screening of clones containing gene of interest in lac operon