Ambion formamide has been deionized, is nuclease-free, and comes packaged as a liquid in an amber glass bottle under argon. Supplied in 5 bottles containing 500 g each. Formamide lowers the melting temperature of nucleic acid duplexes and is widely used in applications such as Southern and northern blotting, nuclease protection assays, S1 mapping, and in situ hybridization. For critical applications, it is recommended that the formamide from previously opened bottles be deionized before use.
Appearance: Clear, colorless
Molecular Weight: 45.04
Quality Control: The product has been tested for RNase and DNase contamination.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.