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Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid disodium salt dihydrate

ACS reagent, 99.0-101.0%

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Synonym(s):
Disodium ethylenediaminetetraacetate dihydrate, EDTA disodium salt, EDTA-Na2, Edathamil, Edetate disodium salt dihydrate, Sequestrene Na2
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H14N2Na2O8 · 2H2O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
372.24
Beilstein:
3900609
EC Number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

grade

ACS reagent

Quality Level

Agency

suitable for SM 4500 - NH3

Assay

99.0-101.0%

form

solid

reaction suitability

reagent type: chelator

impurities

≤0.005% Insoluble matter
≤0.1% Nitrilotriacetic acid ([HOCOCH2]3N)

pH

4.0-6.0 (25 °C, 5%)

mp

248 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 100 g/L at 20 °C

cation traces

Fe: ≤0.01%
heavy metals: ≤0.005% (by ICP-OES)

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

O.O.O.O.[Na+].[Na+].[Na+].[Na+].OC(=O)CN(CCN(CC([O-])=O)CC([O-])=O)CC(O)=O.OC(=O)CN(CCN(CC(O)=O)CC([O-])=O)CC([O-])=O

InChI

1S/C10H16N2O8.2Na.2H2O/c13-7(14)3-11(4-8(15)16)1-2-12(5-9(17)18)6-10(19)20;;;;/h1-6H2,(H,13,14)(H,15,16)(H,17,18)(H,19,20);;;2*1H2/q;2*+1;;/p-2

InChI key

OVBJJZOQPCKUOR-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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assay

99.0-101.0%

assay

98.5-101.5% (titration)

assay

99.0-101.0% (titration)

assay

99.0-101.0% (KT)

form

solid

form

powder

form

powder

form

crystals

impurities

≤0.005% Insoluble matter, ≤0.1% Nitrilotriacetic acid ([HOCOCH2]3N)

impurities

-

impurities

≤0.005% Insolubles, ≤0.1% Nitrilotriacetic acid (NTA)

impurities

-

pH

4.0-6.0 (25 °C, 5%)

pH

-

pH

-

pH

-

mp

248 °C (dec.) (lit.)

mp

248 °C (dec.) (lit.)

mp

248 °C (dec.) (lit.)

mp

248 °C (dec.) (lit.)

General description

EDTA is a chelator of divalent cations. It inhibits enzymes, such as metalloproteases, that require divalent cations for activity.

Application

Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid disodium salt dehydrate has been used as a component:
  • of radioimmunoprecipitation assay buffer (RIPA buffer) for preparation of C2C12 mouse skeletal myoblasts whole cell lysate
  • of lysis buffer and IgG resin wash and equilibration buffer for the purification of human proteasome regulatory particles (RPs)
  • of M-buffer for the isolation of human cardiomyocyte progenitor cells (CMPCs) from fetal heart

Chelator of divalent cations. Inhibits enzymes, such as metalloproteases, that require divalent cations for activity.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) is an anticoagulant, majorly used in preventing clotting of blood. EDTA may trigger aggregation of platelets resulting in pseudothrombocytopenia. EDTA along with tetracycline serves as a root conditioning agent and provides relief in gum infection. EDTA-tetracycline therapy decreases coronary artery calcium levels in atherosclerosis. Calcium disodium EDTA administration is effective in slowing down the progression of chronic kidney disease. It also enhances the antimicrobial functionality of lysozyme and improves shelf life of cheese.

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - STOT RE 2 Inhalation

Target Organs

Respiratory Tract

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Mitophagy is required for mitochondrial biogenesis and myogenic differentiation of C2C12 myoblasts
Sin J, et al.
Autophagy, 12(2), 369-380 (2016)
Conformational landscape of the p28-bound human proteasome regulatory particle
Lu Y, et al.
Molecular Cell, 67(2), 322-333 (2017)
Human Cardiomyocyte Progenitor Cells in Co-culture with Rat Cardiomyocytes Form a Pro-arrhythmic Substrate: Evidence for Two Different Arrhythmogenic Mechanisms
Smit NW, et al.
Frontiers in Physiology, 8, 797-797 (2017)
Comparison of the efficacy of ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid and tetracycline hydrochloride as root conditioning agents: An in vitro study
Nanda T, et al.
Journal of the International Clinical Dental Research Organization, 4(1), 2-2 (2012)
Calcification in coronary artery disease can be reversed by EDTA-tetracycline long-term chemotherapy
Maniscalco BS and Taylor KA
Pathophysiology : The Official Journal of the International Society for Pathophysiology / ISP, 11(2), 95-101 (2004)

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