Key features and details
- Chromogenic beta-D-glucosidase substrate.
- CAS Number: 487-60-5
- Purity: > 99%
- Form / State: Solid
- Source: Synthetic
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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To our knowledge, customised protocols are not required for this product. Please try the standard protocols listed below and let us know how you get on.
ab146378 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.