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IPTG, Animal-Free (Dioxane-Free)

A β-galactosidase activity inducer
Catalog #: 1649
SKU-Size Size Price Qty
1649-1G 1 g
1649-5G 5 g
1649-50G 50 g
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Product Details

Alternate Name Isopropyl β-D-thiogalactoside
Appearance White to off-white solid
CAS # 367-93-1
Molecular Formula C₉H₁₈O₅S
Molecular Weight 238.09
Purity ≥99% by HPLC
Solubility H₂O (50 mg/ml)
InChi InChI=1S/C9H18O5S/c1-4(2)15-9-8(13)7(12)6(11)5(3-10)14-9/h4-13H,3H2,1-2H3/t5?,6-,7+,8-,9?/m0/s1
PubChem CID 16760528
MDL Number MFCD00063273
Handling Protect from air and moisture
Storage Conditions 4°C
Shipping Conditions RT
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


Dioxane free. Induces β-galactosidase activity in many bacteria. Functioning as a lac analog, IPTG induces β -galactosidase activity by binding to and inhibiting the lac repressor.and altering its conformation, which prevents the repression of the β-galactosidase coding gene lacZ.

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