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Biological Activity for X-Gal
Chromogenic substrate of β-Galactosidase that produces blue color. Used in combination with IPTG (Cat. No. 5509) for detection of β-Galactosidase activity in bacterial colonies.
Technical Data for X-Gal
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Bacterial cells were plated with L-agar, Ampillicin and X-gal solution at two different concentrations (5 and 50 µl) and a negative control containing only sterile water was set up. The plates were allowed to grow for 48 hours and counted for white and blue colonies.