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B-Galactosidase-Deficient E. coli Slant Culture

Item # 211561

For use in pBLU® transformation experiments. This is a mutant E. coli strain incapable of producing ß-galactosidase, which is necessary for the breakdown of lactose or X-gal, a lactose analog. When these bacteria are transformed with pBLU®, they will break down X-gal (and lactose) and this results in blue colonies. Slant culture.

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$11.75

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For use in pBLU® transformation experiments. This is a mutant E. coli strain incapable of producing ß-galactosidase, which is necessary for the breakdown of lactose or X-gal, a lactose analog. When these bacteria are transformed with pBLU®, they will break down X-gal (and lactose) and this results in blue colonies. Slant culture.

Note: Culture should be used within 1 month but is best used within 2 weeks of delivery. Store at +4° C.

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