X-Gal and IPTG, Ready to Use Non-Toxic Solution
- CAS:7240-90-6, 367-93-1
- Formula:C14H15BrClNO6 / C9H18O5S
- MW:408.6 Da / 238.3 Da
- Appearance:Clear yellow solution
Stable solution of X-GAL and IPTG. Does not contain DMSO or DMF. Solution concentration is 10mg/ml X-Gal and 8mg/ml IPTG.
IPTG is combined with X-GAL to detect lac+ colonies or cells in a colorimetric assay. Distinguishes recombinants (white) from non- recombinants (blue) in cloning strategies using vectors such as Lambda-11, M13mp 18 and 19, pUC18 and 19, pUR222 containing the lacZ gene.
|X-Gal Product specification||IPTG product specification|
|Handling||Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas. Use personal protective equipment as required. Use with local exhaust ventilation. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Corrosive hazard. Wear protective gloves/clothing and eye/face protection. Thermal decomposition can lead to release of toxic/corrosive gases and vapors.|