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Catalog number:  17919

 Related applications: Protein Gel Electrophoresis

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Thermo Scientific Pierce Tetramethylethylenediamine (TEMED) is an essential catalyst for polyacrylamide gel polymerization. TEMED is used with ammonium persulfate (APS) to catalyze acrylamide polymerization when preparing gels for electrophoresis.

Features of Thermo Scientific Pierce Tetramethylethylenediamine (TEMED) :

• Chemical name: N,N,N',N'-tetramethylethane-1,2-diamine
• Formula: C6H16N2
• CAS number: 110-18-9
• Molecular weight: 116.21
• Purity: ≥99%
• Refractive index: 1.417 to 1.419
• Boiling range: 119 to 121°C
• Clear liquid at room temperature
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Form: Liquid
Product Size: 25 mL

Contents & storage

Store locked up in a segregated and approved area. Store in original container protected from direct sunlight in a dry, cool and well-ventilated area, and separate from oxidizing materials.


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