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03557 Sigma-Aldrich

Poly(ethylene glycol)

tested according to Ph.Eur., 35,000

Synonym: Macrogol 35,000, PEG

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Properties

Related Categories Analytical/Chromatography, Essential Chemicals, Materials Science, PEG and Oligo Ethylene Glycol, Pharmacopoeia,
vapor density   >1 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)
form   powder
autoignition temp.   581 °F
pharmacopeia   testing conforms to Pharmacopeia
mol wt   mol wt ~35000
solubility   aliphatic hydrocarbons: slightly soluble
  organic solvents: soluble

Description

Other Notes

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Preparation Note

Poly(ethylene glycol) dissolves in many organic solvents and is readily soluble in aromatic hydrocarbons. It also slightly dissolves in aliphatic hydrocarbons.

Application

Poly (ethylene glycol) can be used as a test compound utilized in the overproduction and purification of recombinant Lactobacillus reuteri LrNDT. It can also be used for concentrating the mutants with lower secretion levels used in ELISAs for the quantitation of shgp190 and of the LIF/shgp190 complexes.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Polyethylene glycol (PEG) is a condensation polymer of ethylene oxide and water. It enhances the refolding of extracted proteins. This enables characterization of crystallized proteins.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
TQ3500000
Flash Point(F) 
444.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
229 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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