X-Gal

Cat. No. 5510

X-Gal C14H15BrClNO6 [7240-90-6]

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Chemical Name: 5-Bromo-4-chloro-1H-indoll-3-yl-β-D-galactopyranoside

Biological Activity

Chromogenic substrate of β-Galactosidase that produces blue color. Used in combination with IPTG for detection of β-Galactosidase activity in bacterial colonies.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
408.63
Formula:
C14H15BrClNO6
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
Purity:
>98 %
Storage:
Store at -20°C
CAS No:
7240-90-6

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