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21111 Sigma-Aldrich

Calcium chloride hexahydrate

tested according to Ph.Eur.

Synonym: Calcii chloridum hexahydricum

  • CAS Number 7774-34-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) CaCl2 · 6H2O

  • Molecular Weight 219.08

  •  MDL number MFCD00149616

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Properties

Related Categories Calcium, Chemical Synthesis, Inorganic Salts, Synthetic Reagents
InChI Key   QHFQAJHNDKBRBO-UHFFFAOYSA-L
pharmacopeia   testing conforms to Pharmacopeia
mp   30 °C
solubility   H2O: soluble219.1  g/L at 20 °C
density   1.71 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

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Application

Calcium chloride hexahydrate has been used as a test compound for measuring the overall activity of low-molecular-weight antioxidants in biological samples by using ′total antioxidative capacity′ inhibition assay.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Calcium chloride act as precipitants during protein crystallization process. It also enhances the competence of Escherichia coli cells in transformation experiments. It strengthen β-lactoglobulin gels by forming crossbridges.

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Safety Information

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GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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