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.