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93420 Sigma-Aldrich

Triton X-100

non-ionic detergent

Synonym: 4-(1,1,3,3-Tetramethylbutyl)phenyl-polyethylene glycol, t-Octylphenoxypolyethoxyethanol, Polyethylene glycol tert-octylphenyl ether

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Properties

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description   non-ionic
InChI Key   HNLXNOZHXNSSPN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
form   liquid
mol wt   micellar avg mol wt 80,000
  average mol wt 625
aggregation number   100-155
refractive index   n20/D 1.490-1.494
CMC   0.2-0.9 mM(20-25°C)
transition temp   cloud point 63-69 °C (1%; demin. water)
  cloud point 65 °C
  pour point ~7 °C
solubility   water: soluble
density   1.065 g/mL at 20 °C
HLB   13.5

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Widely used non-ionic surfactant for recovery of membrane components under mild non-denaturing conditions.

Caution

may become turbid on storage

Other Notes

Non-ionic detergent used in the preparation of acetylcholine-receptor protein

Legal Information

Triton is a trademark of The Dow Chemical Company or an affiliated company of Dow

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3082 9 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
MD0907700
Flash Point(F) 
483.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
251 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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