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Taurine

BioUltra, ≥99.5% (T)

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Synonym(s):
2-Aminoethanesulfonic acid
Linear Formula:
NH2CH2CH2SO3H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
125.15
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1751215
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

product line

BioUltra

Quality Level

assay

≥99.5% (T)

form

powder or crystals

technique(s)

UHPLC: suitable

impurities

insoluble matter, passes filter test

ign. residue (900°C)

≤0.05%

color

colorless

pH

4.5-6.0 (25 °C, 0.5 M in H2O)

mp

>300 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 0.5 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤500 mg/kg

cation traces

Al: ≤5 mg/kg
As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
Bi: ≤5 mg/kg
Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
Co: ≤5 mg/kg
Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
K: ≤50 mg/kg
Li: ≤5 mg/kg
Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
Na: ≤200 mg/kg
Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

λ

0.5 M in H2O

UV absorption

λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.006
λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.005

application(s)

cell analysis

SMILES string

NCCS(O)(=O)=O

InChI

1S/C2H7NO3S/c3-1-2-7(4,5)6/h1-3H2,(H,4,5,6)

InChI key

XOAAWQZATWQOTB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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vibrant-m

T0625

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vibrant-m

W381306

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assay

≥99.5% (T)

assay

≥98.5%

assay

≥99%

assay

≥98%

technique(s)

UHPLC: suitable

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

technique(s)

-

technique(s)

-

product line

BioUltra

product line

-

product line

-

product line

-

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

400

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Quality Level

400

impurities

insoluble matter, passes filter test

impurities

endotoxin, heavy metals, trace metals, tested

impurities

-

impurities

-

Biochem/physiol Actions

Non-selective endogenous agonist at glycine receptors. Conditionally essential sulfonated amino acid which modulates apoptosis in some cells; functions in many metabolic activities; a product of methionine and cysteine metabolism.

Other Notes

Biological role of taurine; Component of NCTC medium

Storage Class

13 - Non Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 2

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves


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