iPrSGal -->
isopropyl thiogalactoside
medical dictionary

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1-methylethyl 1-thio-beta-d-galactopyranoside.

An artificial galactoside capable of inducing beta-galactosidase in Escherichia coli without being split, as are the natural substrates such as lactose.

Chemical name: beta-D-Galactopyranoside, 1-methylethyl 1-thio-

Abbreviation: IPTG

(05 Mar 2000)