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Galactose, Low Endotoxin, Low Glucose (D-Galactose)


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Used as an alternate carbon source for wild-type yeast and to induce transcription of sequences fused to the GAL10 promoter. Suitable for use in two-hybrid protocols. Galactose is made from lactose through hydrolysis reaction under acidic conditions.
Catalog #G1030
D-Galactose is a C-4 epimer of Glucose found in milk and sugar beets as well as being synthesized by the body. Potential use in oral therapy for nephrotic syndrome in focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis.
Purity (HPLC) 98%
AppearanceWhite crystalline powder
Solubility (10%)Colorless, clear, complete
Specific Rotation (C=10, H2O)+79º to +81º
Loss on Drying 0.30%
Glucose 0.01%
Heavy Metals 0.001%
Ash 0.1%
MicrobiologyTotal Bacteria: 1000cfu/g
E. coli: Negative
Endotoxin 0.5EU/mg
StorageGalactose is very hygroscopic. Store dessicated at 4°C.
CAS Number59-23-4
Molecular FormulaC6H12O6
Molecular Weight180.16
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 namesD-(+)-Galactose

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