IPTG Dioxane Free (Isopropyl-ß-D-thiogalactoside(galactopyranoside))
|Biochemicals||Storage: -20°CShipping: RT|
IPTG is a carbohydrate used to induce b-galactosidase for the selection of recombinant plasmids. Used to select for lac Y mutants and to induce the lac operon in E. coli. IPTG will also induce the cellular content of lactose permease.
Colorless, clear, complete
Conforms to structure
Specific Rotation (C=1,H2O):
-29° to -35°
Induces b-galactosidase in a pUC 18-containing strain.
Storage and Stability:
Powder is very stable at RT. Stable for 12 months. For long-term storage of reconstituted product, aliquot and store at -20°C. Aliquots are stable for 6 months at -20°C. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.
Purity (HPLC): 99%
Form: White crystalline powder.
Important Note: This 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.