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151173 Sigma-Aldrich

Ninhydrin

ACS reagent

Synonym: 1,2,3-Indantrione monohydrate, 2,2-Dihydroxy-1,3-indanedione, Trioxohydrindene monohydrate

Properties

Related Categories Amino Acids, Analytical Reagents, Analytical/Chromatography, Derivatization Reagents, Derivatization Reagents HPLC,
grade   ACS reagent
identification and melting point   passes test
color   white to brownish-white, crystals
mp   250 °C (dec.)(lit.)
solubility   H2O: passes test
suitability   passes test for sensitivity to amino acids

Description

Application

Used for the detection of free amino groups in amino acids, peptides and proteins.

Used in the detection and assay of peptides, amino acids, amines, and amino sugars yielding highly fluorescent ternary compounds with aldehydes and primary amines. Reaction with sarcosine or proline gives azomethine ylides.

Packaging

10, 25, 100 g in glass bottle

Price and Availability

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