4-Methylumbelliferyl-beta-D-glucuronic acid dihydrate

Product ID: M5243

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10 g

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4-Methylumbelliferyl beta-D-glucuronide (MUG) is commonly used as a substrate for detecting beta-glucuronidase. MUG is used for identifying E. coli contamination in food, drinking water, clinical samples and for rapid bacterial identification in blood cultures. It is recommended in international normatives (ISO, DIN) as a fluorogenic substrate for detection of E. coli. MUG is also a tool assaying the glucuronidase gene in plants.

Technical Data
SKU M5243
CAS Number 881005-91-0
Unit Size 10 g
Alternative Names 4-MU-beta-D-GlcA; MUG
Detection Method Fluorescence
Molecular Formula C16H20O11
Molecular Weight 388.33

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