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32490 Sigma-Aldrich

Diethyl pyrocarbonate

purum, ≥97.0% (NT)

Synonym: DEP, DEPC, Diethyl dicarbonate, Diethyl oxydiformate, Ethoxyformic acid anhydride

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InChI Key   FFYPMLJYZAEMQB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
grade   purum
assay   ≥97.0% (NT)
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
refractive index   n20/D 1.398(lit.)
  n20/D 1.398
bp   93-94 °C/18 mmHg(lit.)
density   1.12 g/mL at 20 °C
  1.101 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Application

Modification reagent for His and Tyr residues in proteins. Robust probe for structural disruptions in dsDNA, reacting with fully or partially unstacked bases.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Inactivates RNase in solution at about 0.1% (v/v), thus protecting RNA against degradation.

Other Notes

Enzyme inhibitor: reagent for the selective chemical modification of histidine ; Modification of nucleotides: preferential carbethoxylation of purine N-7

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1993 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
LQ9350000
Flash Point(F) 
156.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
69 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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159220 Diethyl pyrocarbonate, 97%

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