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Invitrogen™ X-Gal DFS Item

Histochemical substrate for β-galactosidase

$125.00 - $596.00


Storage Requirements Store at -5° to -30°C
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For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

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Catalog Number Mfr. No. Quantity Price Quantity  
15520034 Life Technologies
100mg Each for $125.00
15520018 Life Technologies
1g Each for $596.00


This substrate yields a blue precipitate upon hydrolysis, making it suitable for use in immunoblotting or immunocytochemical assays. Bacteria containing active β-galactosidase produce blue colonies when grown on plates containing X-Gal. X-Gal is supplied as white crystals and is soluble in dimethylformamide.

  • Substrate Type: Beta-Gal Substrate
  • Detection Method: Colorimetric
  • Cell Permeability: Cell-Permeant
  • Substrate Properties: Chemical Substrate

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Approved for shipment at Room Temperature or on Wet Ice.

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Store at -5° to -30°C