Ready-to-apply ChromoMax IPTG/X-Gal solution is a proprietary formulation that allows you to skip the cumbersome preparation process that traditionally requires tedious weighing and dissolving of fine powder in toxic solvents such as DMSO or DMF.
Premixed IPTG/X-Gal Solution
No weighing or dissolving of components
No DMSO or DMF required
Saves time and money
Can be safely handled outside of a fume hood
ChromoMax Solution does not freeze even when stored at -20°C, allowing for immediate use without thawing
Dries quickly on the plate, further accelerating the screening protocol
Provides fast color development and does not require additional 4°C incubation to enhance color
Clear colorless to yellow solution
ChromoMax/ITPTG/X-Gal Solution is suitable for use with all commercially available competent cells that utilize lacZ blue/white screening. Tested using Fisher BioReagents transformed TransMax Competent Cells resulting in clearly differentiated blue and white colonies.