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S8625 Sigma-Aldrich

Sodium acetate trihydrate

ReagentPlus®, ≥99.0%

Synonym: Acetic acid sodium salt trihydrate



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grade   ReagentPlus®
assay   ≥99.0%
autoignition temp.   1112 °F
pKa (25 °C)   4.76 (acetic acid)


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Enzyme substrate for acetate kinase (EC

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1, 2 kg in poly bottle

250, 500 g in poly bottle

5 kg in poly drum

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Protocols & Articles


Determination of Water Content in Sodium acetate trihydrate Using Karl Fischer Titration

Carboxylic acid salts can be straightforwardly analyzed provided the sample dissolves rapidly in the working medium. Dissolution is accelerated by the addition of formamide, titration at elevated tem...
Keywords: Titrations


Enzymatic Assay of Amyloglucosidase (EC

This procedure may be used for the determination of Amyloglucosidase activity using starch as the substrate. The Spectrophotometric Stop Rate Determination [Absorbance at 340 nm (A340), Light path = ...
Keywords: Enzyme activity, Extinction coefficient

Enzymatic Assay of Cellulase

3.12 Unit definition: One unit will liberate 1.0 μmole of glucose from cellulose in one hour at pH 5.0 at 37ºC (2 hour incubation time).
Keywords: Extinction coefficient

Enzymatic Assay of Chitosanase from Streptomyces Species

This procedure applies to Sigma-Aldrich Product Number, C0794. This procedure is NOT to be used to assay Chitosanase from Streptomyces griseus, Sigma-Aldrich Product Number, C9830.
Keywords: Biochemistry, Enzyme activity, Microbiology

Enzymatic Assay of Choloylglycine Hydrolase

To standardize a procedure for the determination of the enzymatic assay of choloylglycine hydrolase.
Keywords: Enzyme activity

Enzymatic Assay of Deoxyribonuclease I (EC

To standardize a procedure for the enzymatic assay of Deoxyribonuclease I at Sigma-Aldrich St. Louis.

Enzymatic Assay of Glucose Oxidase

Derived from procedure SPGLUC01. Includes template updates to current SOP specification and incorporation of notes into the procedure. Refer to CR SOP-DEK ENZ 36.
Keywords: Extinction coefficient

Enzymatic Assay of Hyaluronidase (

The turbidimetric determination (% Transmittance at 600 nm, Light path = 1 cm) is based on the following reaction:
Keywords: Extinction coefficient

Enzymatic Assay of Invertase

This procedure applies to all products that have specification for the enzymatic activity of Invertase at Sigma-Aldrich Saint Louis.
Keywords: Biochemistry, Enzyme activity, Enzymology

Enzymatic Assay of Protease Using Casein As a Substrate

To standardize a procedure for the enzymatic assay of Protease using Casein as a substrate at Sigma-Aldrich St. Louis.

Enzymatic Assay of Ribonuclease A (EC

This procedure may be used for determination of Ribonuclease A (RNase A) activity. The Spectrophotometric Stop Rate Determination [Absorbance at 300 nm (A300), Light path = 1 cm] is based on the foll...

Enzymatic Assay of Sulfatase

This procedure applies to all products that have a specification for Sulfatase activity, except Sulfatase from Aerobacter aerogenes, Sigma-Aldrich Product Number S1629.
Keywords: Extinction coefficient

Enzymatic Assay of α-Glucosidase by the Modified Boehenger Procedure (EC

To standardize a procedure for the enzymatic assay of α-glucosidase by the modified Boehenger procedure at Sigma-Aldrich St. Louis.
Keywords: Enzyme activity, Extinction coefficient

Enzymatic Assay of β-AMYLASE (EC

3.2. Unit Definition – One unit will liberate 1.0 mg of maltose from starch in 3 minutes at pH 4.8 at 20°C.
Keywords: Enzyme activity, Enzymology

Suitability for the Qualitative Determination of Calcium with Phthalein Purple (O-Cresophthalein Complexone) using Stannous Chloride

1. OBJECTIVE To standardize a procedure to determine the suitability for the qualitative determination of calcium with phthalein purple at Sigma-Aldrich St. Louis.
Keywords: Absorption, Atomic absorption spectroscopy, Indicators, Inductively coupled plasma

Peer-Reviewed Papers


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Combined treatment with GH and IGF-I: additive effect on cortical bone mass but not on linear bone growth in female rats. Sundström K, Cedervall T, Ohlsson C, et al. Endocrinology 155(12), 4798-807, (2014)


Synthesis and antioxidant activity of nitrohydroxytyrosol and its acyl derivatives. Trujillo M, Gallardo E, Madrona A, et al. J. Agric. Food Chem. 62(42), 10297-303, (2014)


In vitro release testing methods for vitamin E nanoemulsions. Morais JM, Burgess DJ, et al. Int. J. Pharm. 475(1-2), 393-400, (2014)


Loss of Gab1 adaptor protein in hepatocytes aggravates experimental liver fibrosis in mice. Kizu T, Yoshida Y, Furuta K, et al. Am. J. Physiol. Gastrointest. Liver Physiol. 308(7), G613-24, (2015)


Quantitative analysis of zopiclone, N-desmethylzopiclone, zopiclone N-oxide and 2-amino-5-chloropyridine in urine using LC-MS-MS. Nilsson GH, Kugelberg FC, Ahlner J, et al. J. Anal. Toxicol. 38(6), 327-34, (2014)


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Assessment of the efficacy of anticancer drugs by amino acid metabolomics using fluorescence derivatization-HPLC. Tomita R, Todoroki K, Machida K, et al. Anal. Sci. 30(7), 751-8, (2014)


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Novel oral phosphate binder with nanocrystalline maghemite-phosphate binding capacity and pH effect. Nguyen TM, Müller RH, Taupitz M, et al. Int. J. Pharm. 482(1-2), 21-6, (2015)


Comparability of higher order structure in proteins: chemometric analysis of second-derivative amide I fourier transform infrared spectra. Stockdale G, Murphy BM, D'Antonio J, et al. J. Pharm. Sci. 104(1), 25-33, (2014)


Evaluation of cathepsin B activity for degrading collagen IV using a surface plasmon resonance method and circular dichroism spectroscopy. Shoji A, Kabeya M, Ishida Y, et al. J. Pharm. Biomed. Anal. 95, 47-53, (2014)


Quantification of a biomarker of acetaminophen protein adducts in human serum by high-performance liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization-tandem mass spectrometry: clinical and animal model applications. Cook SF, King AD, Chang Y, et al. J. Chromatogr. B. Analyt. Technol. Biomed. Life Sci. 985, 131-41, (2015)


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Development and validation of a hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry method for the simultaneous detection and quantification of etilefrine and oxilofrine in equine blood plasma and urine. Kong N, Yi R, Zhao S, et al. J. Sep. Sci. 37(21), 3015-23, (2014)


Biodegradable injectable in situ implants and microparticles for sustained release of montelukast: in vitro release, pharmacokinetics, and stability. Ahmed TA, Ibrahim HM, Samy AM, et al. AAPS PharmSciTech 15(3), 772-80, (2014)


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Post separation adjustment of pH to enable the analysis of aminoglycoside antibiotics by microchip electrophoresis with amperometric detection. Ding Y, Bai L, Suo X, et al. Electrophoresis 33(21), 3245-53, (2012)


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Effects of different amine fluoride concentrations on enamel remineralization. Naumova EA, Niemann N, Aretz L, et al. J. Dent. 40(9), 750-5, (2012)


Short-chain fatty acids suppress lipopolysaccharide-induced production of nitric oxide and proinflammatory cytokines through inhibition of NF-κB pathway in RAW264.7 cells. Liu T, Li J, Liu Y, et al. Inflammation 35(5), 1676-84, (2012)


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Elemental diets may reduce the risk of aspiration pneumonia in bedridden gastrostomy-fed patients. Horiuchi A, Nakayama Y, Sakai R, et al. Am. J. Gastroenterol. 108(5), 804-10, (2013)


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Merck 14,8571

Beil. 2,IV,94

Fieser 1,1024 / Fieser 5,59

Aldrich MSDS 1, 10:A / Corp MSDS 1 (1), 15:D / RegBook 1 (1), 601:L / Structure Index 1, 86:C:4

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