Product nameIndoxyl-Glucoside, Chromogenic beta-D-glucosidase substrate
DescriptionChromogenic beta-D-glucosidase substrate.
- Indoxyl beta-D-glucoside
Chromogenic substrate used in the detection of β-D-glucosidase activity. Used in filter assays to screen water sources and other media for various enterococci and C.perferingens contamination. Upon enzymatic action, forms a blue precipitate.
Storage instructionsStore at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
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.
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This product has been referenced in:
- Messer JW & Dufour AP A rapid, specific membrane filtration procedure for enumeration of enterococci in recreational water. Appl Environ Microbiol 64:678-80 (1998). Read more (PubMed: 9464407) »
- Rhodes MW & Kator H Enumeration of Enterococcus sp. using a modified mE method. J Appl Microbiol 83:120-6 (1997). Read more (PubMed: 9246778) »
- Bisson JW & Cabelli VJ Membrane filter enumeration method for Clostridium perfringens. Appl Environ Microbiol 37:55-66 (1979). Read more (PubMed: 216310) »