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β-Galactosidase Reporter Gene Staining Kit

Synonym: β-galactosidase, LacZ

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sterility   0.2 μm filtered
usage   1 kit sufficient for 100 tests (using a 3.5 cm dish)
shipped in   dry ice
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

Application

For histochemical staining of animal cells or tissues.

Kit suitable for histologicall staining of animal cells or tissues.

Other Notes

The substrate used in this kit is X-Gal (5-bromo-4-chloro-3-indolyl β-D-galactopyranoside) which results in an indigo blue-colored staining of transfected cells and tissues. This test provides a method for determining the percentage of transfected cells that are expressing LacZ or for microscopically visualizing reporter gene expression in tissue sections.

General description

The Galactosidase Reproter Gene Staining Kit provides a method for determining the percentage of
cells transfected with the plasmid expressing the b-galactosidase gene, LacZ. It can also be used to visualize the specific expression of the reporter gene in tissue sections by microscopy.

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Amplified Detection

Biomedical Applications

Standard component

Description

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X-Gal 150 mg SDS B4252
Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Precautionary statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas.
RIDADR 
UN 3316 9
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
132.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
56 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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