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Octyl-beta-Glucoside Detergent

Catalog number:  28310

Related applications:

Protein Purification & Isolation

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Thermo Scientific Octyl-beta-Glucoside is a nonionic detergent that has been widely used for membrane protein solubilization.

Features of Octyl-beta-Glucoside:

• A low-molecular weight, nonionic detergent
• Effective for membrane protein solubilization
• Less stable and less commonly used than octylthioglucoside (OTG)
• Can be removed from solution by dialysis
• Optically clear; low absorbance at 280nm

Properties of N-Octyl-β-D-glucoside:
• Alternative Names: Octyl-beta-glucoside, OG, Octyl-beta-glucopyranoside, Octyl-beta-D-glucopyranoside
• Chemical Name: n-Octyl-β-D-glucoside
• Molecular Weight: 292.37g
• Detergent Class: Nonionic
• Aggregation Number: 27
• Micelle Molecular Weight: 8000g
• Critical Micelle Concentration (CMC): 23 to 25 mM (0.6716 to 0.7300%, w/v)
• Cloud Point: >100°C
• Dialyzable: Yes

Specifications for Octyl-beta-Glucoside (Part No. 28309, 28310):
• Visual: White, free-flowing powder, free of foreign material.
• Solubility: A 20% (D.I. water) solution must be clear, colorless, with no particulates.
• Absorbance (400nm) of a 20% solution: <0.025
• Absorbance (280nm) of a 20% solution: <0.300
• Specific Rotation (20°C, 1%): -29.0 to -32.0°C
• Identity: The IR scan must show only peaks characteristic for the structure and functional groups of the compound being tested.

Related Products
Octylthioglucoside (OTG) Detergent
Surfact-Amps™ Detergent Sampler
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Form: Powder
Reagent Type: Detergent (Pure)

Contents & storage

Store in original container protected from direct sunlight in a dry, cool and well-ventilated area.