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Triton™ X-100 Surfact-Amps™ Detergent Solution

Catalog number:  28314

 Related applications:

Protein Purification & Isolation

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Thermo Scientific Triton X-100 Surfact-Amps Detergent Solution is a highly-purified Triton™ X-100 detergent stabilized as a 10% solution (w/v) in variable sizes packaged under nitrogen in 10 mL glass ampules or three sizes of non-leaching HDPE bottles, ensuring their stability and eliminating the accumulation of peroxides and degradation products.

Features of Triton X-100 Surfact-Amps Detergent Solution:

Triton X-100—a nonionic detergent for use in various protein methods
Accurate—precise 10% detergent solution in ultrapure water
Easy-to-use—solution is simple to dispense and dilute for use
Exceptionally pure—less than 1.0µeq/mL peroxides and carbonyls
Stable—packaged under inert nitrogen gas in glass ampules or HDPE bottles

Specifications for Triton X-100 Surfact-Amps Detergent Solution:
• Visual: Clear to slightly hazy, colorless solution, free of particulate matter.
• Concentration: 10.0±1.0%
• Oxidants: ≤1.0µeq/mL
• Carbonyls: ≤1.0µeq/mL
• Suspended Solids: Residue present must not exceed Residue Reference.

Properties of Triton X-100:
• Molecular Weight: 647g
• Detergent Class: Nonionic polyoxyethylene surfactant
• Aggregation Number: 140
• Micelle Molecular Weight: 90,000g
• Critical Micelle Concentration (CMC): 0.24 mM (0.155%, w/v)
• Cloud Point: 64°C
• Dialyzable: No

Triton X-100 is most frequently used as a component of cell lysis buffers or other solutions intended to extract and solubilize proteins.

For added safety when opening glass ampules, consider using our Ampule Breakers, which are disposable safety devices that protect the fingers when breaking open a glass ampule.

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For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Form: Liquid
Product Line: Surfact-Amps™, Triton™
Product Size: 6 x 10 mL
Reagent Type: Detergent Solution

Contents & storage

Store in original container protected from direct sunlight in a dry, cool and well-ventilated area, between the following temperatures: 20 to 25°C.


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