Catalog #: 10020.

Product Description

MUG (4-MU-glcUA; 4-Methylumbelliferyl-β-D-glucuronic acid dihydrate), also known as MUGlcU, is a fluorogenic β-glucuronidase substrate that releases the blue fluorescent 4-methyl-7-hydroxycoumarinon enzymatic hydrolysis. The substrate is commonly used for identifying E. coli contamination and for detecting marker GUS gene expression in plants with high sensitivity.

  • λ ExEm= 360/450 nm (end product)
  • White solid soluble in DMSO
  • Store desiccated at -20°C and protect from light
  • C16H16O9.2H2O
  • MW: 388.3
  • [6160-80-1]

1. BioTechniques 8, 39 (1990).

2. Plant Mol. Biol. Rep. 5, 387 (1987).

MSDS (PDF): MSDS 10020

100 mg

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