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IPTG (Isopropyl-β-D-Thiogalactopyranoside)

A Discovery Speciality Product ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

IPTG, Dioxane-Free (isopropyl-β-thiogalactoside) is an analogue of allolactose that binds specifically to the repressor protein of thelacoperon and induces expression of β-galactosidase inEscherichia coli.The compound is widely used with X-Gal plates to screen for blue and white colonies. Thelacoperon system and IPTG have been used in multiple cloning experiments and cellular systems to study gene activity.

Product Details

Category Biochemicals & Diagnostics
Carbohydrates and Nucleosides
Enzyme Substrates
Price Custom packed. Request price on line.
CAS Number 367-93-1
Formula C9H18O5S
Molecular Weight 238.30
Purity 99.0%
Appearance white powder
Availability In Stock
Storage Conditions +4°C
MDL Number MFCD00063273

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