Overview

  • Product name
    Indoxyl-Gal
  • Description
    Chromogenic beta-galactosidase substrate.
  • Alternative names
    • (2R,3R,4S,5R,6S)-2-(hydroxymethyl)-6-(1H-indol-3-yloxy)oxane-3,4,5-triol
    • 3-Indolyl-beta-D-galactopyranoside
    • 3-Indoxyl b-D-galactopyranoside
    • 3-Indoxyl-beta-D-galactopyranoside
    • A-D-galactopyranoside
    • Indoxyl
    • Indoxyl beta-D-galactopyranoside
    see all
  • Biological description

    Chromogenic β-galactosidase substrate that, upon enzymatic action, forms a blue precipitate. Used in microbiology culture media to identify lac+ organisms.

  • Purity
    > 98%

Properties

  • Molecular weight
    295.30
  • Chemical structure
    Chemical Structure
  • Molecular formula
    C14H17NO6
  • CAS Number
    126787-65-3
  • Storage instructions
    Store at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • Source

    Synthetic

References

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