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Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate, Molecular Biology Grade (SDS)

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  • Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate, Molecular Biology Grade (SDS), is a detergent that is known to denature proteins. It is used in denaturing polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis for the determination of protein molecular weight. It is also used in nucleic acid extraction procedures for the disruption of cell walls and dissociation of nucleic acid:protein complexes.

    Formula Weight: 288.38.


    • Purity: ?99.5%.
    • pH at 25°C (3% w/v): 6.0–7.5.
    • A230 at 3%: ?0.40.
    • A260 at 3%: ?0.30.
    • A280 at 3%: ?0.05.
    • A405 at 3%: ?0.01.
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    Storage Conditions

    +15C TO +30C

    Use Restrictions

    For Research Use Only. Not for Use in Diagnostic Procedures.

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