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General Information

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.