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Blue alpha Gal


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Blue Alpha Gal is a chromogenic substrate for alpha-galactosidase.
Catalog #B2175-05
Storage and StabilityStore powder at -20°C under nitrogen. Powder is stable for 12 months at -20°C.
Aliqout and store stock solutions of X-a-Gal at -20°C. Aliquots are stable for at least 6 months at -20°C. Protect from light and humidity.
Molecular FormulaC14H16BrNO6
Molecular Weight374.2
Purity98% (HPLC)
AppearanceWhite to off white powder.
Solubility1% in DMF is clear and practically colorless
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.
Alternate names5-Bromo-3-Indolyl-a-D-galactoside (galactopyranoside)

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