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Product ID: X884


Description: Blue-Gal is a chromogenic substrate used for identification of lac Z expressing cells. It can be used as an alternative to 5-bromo-4-chloro-3-indolyl β-D-galactopyranoside (X-Gal), as it can produce a darker blue color, 5-Bromo-3-indolyl-β-D-galactopyranoside

Solubility DMSO or DMF
Physical Form Solid
Storage Temp. -20 to 0 °C
UPC / SKU X884
CAS NUMBER 97753-82-7
Formula Weight 374.18
Formula C14H16BrNO6
Synonyms 5-Bromo-3-indolyl-β-D-galactopyranoside
Storage Temp. -20 to 0 C
Tariff Code 2940.00.2000
Risk Info (R) 20/22-36 
Safety Info (S) 26-36/37/39
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X884 Blue-Gal

Synonym: 5-Bromo-3-indolyl--D-galactopyranoside
CAS: 97753-82-7
Formula: C14H16BrNO6
Molecular Wt: 374.2
Form: Powder
Appearance: White Powder
Application: Molecular Biology
Solubility: DMSO or KOH
Typical Working Concentration: Varies depending on application, should be determined by end user.
Storage Temp: -20 to 0° C
Storage Temp of Stock Solution: -20 to 0° C

Application Notes:
We have compared PTC3 in our laboratories to another pional demonstration purposes or hobbyist’s looking totry plant tissue culture, PTC3 will allow you to perform routine tissue culture less stringently with a lower concern of losing your tissue culture to everyday contamination.

Please Note: While PhytoTechnology Laboratories® tests each lot of this product with two or more plant cell/ tissue culture lines, it is the sole responsibility of the purchaser to determine the appropriateness of this product for the specific plants that are being cultured and applications that are being used.