4-Methylumbelliferyl caprylate

Product Description

4-Methylumbelliferyl caprylate is a fluorogenic substrate for esterase with C8 activity, yielding a blue fluorescent solution upon cleavage and is used for the identification of Salmonella spp. based on the detection of caprylate esterase.

Product Specifications
4-Methylumbelliferyl caprylate
Octanoic acid 4-methylumbelliferyl ester
4-MU-caprylate

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY GRADE

Formula: C18H22O4

MW: 302.37 g/mol

Storage/Handling: Store desiccated at -20°C. Protect from light.

Literature:

  1. Bottiroli, U. Carozzi, F. (1992) European Patent No. EP0326635 (B1). Milan, Italy, European Patent Office.
  2. Aguirre, P. M., Cacho, J. B., Folgueira, L. O. L. A., Lopez, M., García, J. U. L. I. O., & Velasco, A. C. (1990). Rapid fluorescence method for screening Salmonella spp. from enteric differential agars. Journal of clinical microbiology, 28(1), 148-149.

Product Specifications

Catalog ID M-540
CAS # 20671-66-3
MW 302.37 g/mol
Grade MOLECULAR BIOLOGY GRADE
Storage/Handling Store at -20°C. Protect from light.

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