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Sodium dodecyl sulfate

BioReagent, suitable for electrophoresis, for molecular biology, ≥98.5% (GC), free-flowing, Redi-Dri

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Synonym(s):
Dodecyl sodium sulfate, Dodecyl sulfate sodium salt, Lauryl sulfate sodium salt, SDS, Sodium lauryl sulfate
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)11OSO3Na
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
288.38
Beilstein:
3599286
MDL number:

grade

for molecular biology

Quality Level

description

anionic

product line

BioReagent
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Assay

≥98.5% (GC)

quality

free-flowing

mol wt

micellar 18,000

aggregation number

62

technique(s)

electrophoresis: suitable

CMC

7-10 mM (20-25°C)

mp

204-207 °C (lit.)

transition temp

cloud point >100 °C

solubility

water: soluble

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤500 ppm
phosphate (PO43-): ≤10 ppm

cation traces

heavy metals (as Pb): ≤10 ppm

absorption

≤0.1 at 260 at 3%
≤0.1 at 280 at 3%

HLB

40

suitability

suitable for electrophoresis

foreign activity

DNase, RNase, none detected

SMILES string

[Na+].CCCCCCCCCCCCOS([O-])(=O)=O

InChI

1S/C12H26O4S.Na/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-16-17(13,14)15;/h2-12H2,1H3,(H,13,14,15);/q;+1/p-1

InChI key

DBMJMQXJHONAFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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General description

Sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS) is an amphipathic detergent commonly used for denaturing proteins. SDS has a long-chain aliphatic group, with negatively charged sulfate groups that coat the surface of proteins, causing them to lose their quaternary structure.

Application

Sodium dodecyl sulfate has been used:
  • in chromatin immunoprecipitation
  • in SDS-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE)
  • as a component of radioimmunoprecipitation assay buffer for immunoblotting
Anionic detergent

Analysis Note

Tested for use in denatured polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis.

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Sol. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

4.1B - Flammable solid hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

338.0 °F

Flash Point(C)

170 °C


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