Guanidine Thiocyanate

Catalog number: AM9422

Ambion™  Related applications: RNA Extraction

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Guanidine Thiocyanate is an ultrapure, molecular biology grade reagent. It is free of detectable nuclease and protease activity and is a strong protein denaturant, as both the guanidinium cation and the thiocyanate anion are chaotropic agents. It is provided in one bottle containing 500 g. It is recommended for isolation of RNA, especially for tissues such as pancreas with high levels of RNase activity. In solution, it is known as guanidinium thiocyanate. Guanidine Thiocyanate is thoroughly tested for contaminating nonspecific endonuclease, exonuclease, and RNase activity.

Appearance: White crystals Molecular Weight: 118.16 Purity:
>99% Stability: Unlimited under dry ambient conditions. Keep in dark container.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Form: Powder
Product Size: 500 g
Reagent Type: Guanidine Isothiocyanate
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature

Contents & storage

Store at room temperature.


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