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Mercaptoacetic acid sodium salt, 97%, Thermo Scientific Chemicals

Catalog number: L14356.36
500 g, Each
Thermo Scientific Chemicals

Mercaptoacetic acid sodium salt, 97%, Thermo Scientific Chemicals

Catalog number: L14356.36
500 g, Each
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Chemical Identifiers

CAS
367-51-1
IUPAC Name
sodium 2-sulfanylacetate
Molecular Formula
C2H3NaO2S
InChI Key
GNBVPFITFYNRCN-UHFFFAOYSA-M
SMILES
[Na+].[O-]C(=O)CS
Loss on Drying
≤4.5% (105?C/constant weight)
Appearance (Color)
White
Assay (Non-aqueous acid-base Titration)
≥96.0 to ≤104.0%
Identification (FTIR)
Conforms
Form
Crystals or powder or crystalline powder or lumps

Description

Mercaptoacetic acid sodium salt is used as a reagent that protects tryptophan in amino acid analysis. It is a commonly used reagent for bacteriological research to maintain reducing conditions in media. It also protect enzymes against inactivation by maintaining protein thiol groups in the reduced state.

This Thermo Scientific Chemicals brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific Chemicals.

Applications
Mercaptoacetic acid sodium salt is used as a reagent that protects tryptophan in amino acid analysis. It is a commonly used reagent for bacteriological research to maintain reducing conditions in media. It also protect enzymes against inactivation by maintaining protein thiol groups in the reduced state.

Solubility
Soluble in water (1000g/L at 20°C).

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Recommended storage temperature is 20°C. Store under inert gas. It is hygroscopic in nature and sensitive to moisture.
RUO – Research Use Only

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