MU-Gal, Fluorescent beta-galactosidase substrate (ab146356)

Overview

  • Product name

    MU-Gal, Fluorescent beta-galactosidase substrate
  • Description

    Fluorescent beta-galactosidase substrate.
  • Alternative names

    • 4-MU-b-D-Gal
    • 4MU beta-D-galactopyranoside
    • MUG
    • MUGA
    • MUGal
    see all
  • Biological description

    Fluorescent substrate for detecting β-galactosidase in cell extracts and purified enzyme preparations using a fluorescence microplate reader or fluorometer. This substrate yields a water-soluble blue fluorescent coumarin fluorophore upon cleavage.

  • Purity

    > 99%
  • CAS Number

    6160-78-7
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Excitation

    360nm
  • Emission

    449nm
  • Molecular weight

    338.31
  • Molecular formula

    C16H18O8
  • 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

This product has been referenced in:

  • Suzuki Y  et al. Development and clinical application of an enzyme immunoassay for the determination of midregional proadrenomedullin. J Pept Sci 19:59-63 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 23225231) »
  • Suzuki Y  et al. Establishment and clinical application of a highly sensitive enzyme immunoassay for determination of N-acetyl-seryl-aspartyl-lysyl-proline. J Pept Sci 18:276-81 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22396066) »
  • Rodrigues M  et al. Efficient cellular delivery of ß-galactosidase mediated by NrTPs, a new family of cell-penetrating peptides. Bioconjug Chem 22:2339-44 (2011). Read more (PubMed: 21973025) »

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