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Definition: 'Isopropylthiogalactoside'

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isopropylthiogalactoside (iPrSGal, IPTG)

Type: Term

Pronunciation: ī′sō-pro′pil-thī′ō-gă-lak′tō-sīd

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

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