E.coli grown on MacConkey with MUG agar...

K N and P J Harris ecoli at cix.compulink.co.uk
Mon Oct 28 15:18:22 EST 1996

The fluorescence responce of the liberated methyl-umbelliferyl compound 
is quite pH sensitive. The optimum for fluorescence is in the pH 8 to 9 
region. Hence it is pretty bad if acidified. Any basic text on MUB 
substrates should give full details.
Peter Harris,

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