X-β-Galactoside (5-Bromo-4-chloro-3-indolyl-β-D-galactoside)

Item No.  NCM0255S

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X-β-galactoside (5-Bromo-4-chloro-3-indolyl-β-D-galactopyranoside) is used as a chromogenic substrate for the detection of organisms capable of fermenting lactose (lac Z-positive organisms), and is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions in humans.

X-β-galactoside (5-Bromo-4-chloro-3-indolyl-β-D-galactopyranoside) is used as a chromogenic substrate for the detection of organisms capable of fermenting lactose (lac Z-positive organisms). In combination with IPTG (MC402), X-β-Galactoside can be used in transformation experiments involving Escherichia coli where disruption of the lac Z operon is used as a marker for DNA insertion.

Specifications
Analyte E. coli
Brand NEOGEN Culture Media
Mass 1 g
Preparation
  1. Suspend 19.5 grams of the medium in one liter of purified water.
  2. Heat with frequent agitation and boil for one minute to completely dissolve the medium.
  3. Autoclave at 121ºC for 15 minutes.
  4. Cool to 45-50ºC.
Previous Item Number Product was previously known as LabM Product: MC405-E1

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