X-alpha-D-mannoside (or X-Man) is a derivative of alpha-D-mannopyranoside and is used in histochemical staining to detect the presence of α-mannosidase.In the presence of α-mannosidase, X-Man forms a granular blue precipitate.
MW: 408.63 g/mol
Storage/Handling: Store at -20°C. Protect from light.
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