jprocter at lineone.net
Sat Jun 30 13:59:29 EST 2001
MUG is found as it's hydrate...if it loses too much water of crystallisation
the free 4MU content seems to increase as the compound becomes less 'stable'
www.glycosynth.co.uk as a good source of enzyme substrates
Fun Science <biotech at idirect.com> wrote in message
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> MUG sold by Sigma states on page 674.
> FW 352
> MUG is also sold as
> 4-methylumbelliferyl-beta-D-Glucuronide, dihydrate
> with a FW of 2 water molecular higher.
> For diagnostic purposes and assay of e.coli in
> water etc... what is the difference really? Will this
> affect the experiment and assays?
> Do some companies sell molecules that are hydrate
> form and not indicate this in the certificate of analysis?
> Any comments.?
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