3-Indoxyl-β-D-Galactopyranoside

(Indoxyl-Gal)
Inalco Code: 1758-1370
C.A.S.R.N.: 126787-65-3
Applications: Chromogenic substrate for β-Galactosidase that, upon enzymatic action, forms a blue precipitate. Indoxyl-Gal is used in microbiology culture media to identify lac+ organisms (e.g. general coliforms.) It is used in histochemistry and in biochemistry.
Formula: C14H17NO6

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