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Gold Biotechnology X-Gluc

X-Gluc is a chromogenic substrate for beta-glucuronidase (GUS) which is encoded by the gusA (uid A) gene, a widely used reporter gene. Glucuronidase cleaves X-Gluc to produce colorless glucuronic acid and an intense blue precipitate. X-Gluc is often used in GUS staining of plant cells and tissue and in infections caused by E. coli.

Product Specifications:
(X-glu, X-glcA, BCIG)
5-Bromo-4-chloro-3-indoxyl-beta-D-glucuronide cyclohexylammonium salt


Formula: C14H13BrClNO7 • C6H13N

MW: 521.79 g/mol

Storage/Handling: Store desiccated at -20°C. Protect from light.
Soluble in DMF.

Purity: greater than 99% (HPLC)
Thin Layer Chromatogram: single spot

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