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B4387

Sigma-Aldrich

5-Bromo-3-indolyl β-D-galactopyranoside

≥98%

Synonym(s):
Bluo-Gal
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C14H16BrNO6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
374.18
Beilstein:
1550140
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.83

Quality Level

assay

≥98%

form

powder

solubility

DMF: 50 mg/mL, clear, colorless

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

OC[C@H]1O[C@@H](Oc2c[nH]c3ccc(Br)cc23)[C@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@H]1O

InChI

1S/C14H16BrNO6/c15-6-1-2-8-7(3-6)9(4-16-8)21-14-13(20)12(19)11(18)10(5-17)22-14/h1-4,10-14,16-20H,5H2/t10-,11+,12+,13-,14-/m1/s1

InChI key

LINMATFDVHBYOS-MBJXGIAVSA-N

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Packaging

25, 100 mg in poly bottle

Application

Chromogenic substrate suitable for identification of lac+ bacterial colonies. An alternative to 5-bromo-4-chloro-3-indolyl β-D-galactopyranoside (X-Gal), producing a darker blue color.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

H Kodaka et al.
Journal of clinical microbiology, 33(1), 199-201 (1995-01-01)
A new medium containing 5-bromo-4-chloro-3-indolyl-beta-D-glucuronide cyclohexylammonium salt (Glu agar) for Escherichia coli and a new medium containing 5-bromo-3-indolyl-beta-D-galactoside (Gal agar) for beta-galactosidase-positive members of the family Enterobacteriaceae were compared with MacConkey agar in a diagnostic trial with 3,562 urine specimens.
A N Markarian et al.
Bioorganicheskaia khimiia, 13(2), 263-265 (1987-02-01)
A simple and convenient technique has been developed for detection of beta-galactosidase from E. coli on nitrocellulose sheets using a mixture of 5-bromoindol-3-yl-beta-D-galactopyranoside and nitro blue tetrazolium, which enables rapid detection of fmole (10(-15) mole) quantities of the enzyme at
Tushar Gupta et al.
Journal of virology, 89(9), 5124-5133 (2015-02-27)
The E2F family of transcription factors, broadly divided into activator and repressor E2Fs, regulates cell cycle genes. Current models indicate that activator E2Fs are necessary for cell cycle progression and tumorigenesis and are also required to mediate transformation induced by
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