A few general details about arabinose can be found on the wikipedia page. In biology, arabinose is often used to induce the PBAD promoter described here. Concentrations in the range 0.001% - 1% are typically used to produce a range of transcription rates from the PBAD promoter.
10% w/w Arabinose Stock Solution
- Arabinose MW = 150.14
- Add 1g of Arabinose to 9ml of milliQ water in a small falcon tube.
- Filter sterilize with a 0.22μm filter.
- Can be stored at room temperature.