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G2289 Sigma-Aldrich

Glycerin

meets USP testing specifications

Synonym: 1,2,3-Propanetriol, Glycerin, Glycerol

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Properties

Related Categories Aliphatic Compounds, Analytical/Chromatography, Carbohydrates, Cell Biology, Core Bioreagents,
Quality Level   PREMIUM
vapor density   3.1 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <1 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
autoignition temp.   698 °F
refractive index   n20/D 1.474(lit.)
bp   182 °C/20 mmHg(lit.)
mp   20 °C(lit.)
density   1.25 g/mL(lit.)
suitability   meets USP testing specifications

Description

Application

Glycerol is used both in sample preparation and gel formation for polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis. Glycerol (5-10%) increases the density of a sample so that the sample will layer at the bottom of a gel’s sample well. Glycerol is also used to aid in casting gradient gels and as a protein stabilizer and storage buffer component.

Packaging

1, 4 L in poly bottle

20 L in composite drum

500 mL in poly bottle

Price and Availability

Suggested Laboratory Gloves


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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
MA8050000
Flash Point(F) 
320 °F
Flash Point(C) 
160 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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