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Catalog# 12,110

Product: CHAPS

Description: Zwitterionic detergent that combines features of bile salts and N-alkyl sulfobetaines. Better at solubilizing proteins than structurally-related carboxylic acid anions and is much more effective at breaking protein-protein interactions than either sodium cholate or TRITON X-100 Detergent. Has a small micellar molecular weight and a high critical micellar concentration and can be removed from either gels or protein solutions by dialysis across a membrane.

Synonyms: 3-[(3-Cholamidopropyl)dimethylammonio]-1-propanesulfonate

Molecular Formula: C32H58N2O7S

Molecular Weight: 614.9

CAS Number: 75621-03-3.

Appearance: White solid. Hygroscopic.

Purity: 98% by TLC.

Storage/Handling: Room temp (+20C)

Shipping: Express Courier


References: Merck Index 13, 2052. 

For laboratory use only

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