Catalog #: 10011, 10011-1, 10011-2.

Product Description

X-gal (5-Bromo-4-chloro-3-indolyl-β-galactopyranoside) is the most widely used chromogenic substrate for β-galactosidase. Enzyme hydrolysis of the substrate yields a dark blue colored precipitate (maximum absorbance 615 nm).

  • White solid soluble in DMSO
  • Store desiccated at -20°C and protect from light
  • C14H15BrClNO6
  • MW: 408.6
  • [7240-90-6]

1. Molecular Cloning: A Laboratory Manual, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, B. 14, p 186 (1989).

MSDS (PDF): MSDS 10011

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