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41639 Sigma

Dimethyl sulfoxide

BioUltra, for molecular biology, ≥99.5% (GC)

Synonym: DMSO

  • CAS Number 67-68-5

  • Linear Formula (CH3)2SO

  • Molecular Weight 78.13

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 506008

  •  EC Number 200-664-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00002089

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24866071

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Properties

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grade   for molecular biology
vapor density   2.7 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.42 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   IAZDPXIOMUYVGZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
product line   BioUltra
assay   ≥99.5% (GC)
autoignition temp.   573 °F
expl. lim.   42 %, 63 °F
impurities   Dnases, none detected
  RNases, none detected
  insoluble matter, passes filter test
  phosphatases, none detected
  proteases, none detected
  ≤0.001% free acid (as CH3COOH)
evapn. residue   ≤0.005%
color   colorless
refractive index   n20/D 1.479(lit.)
  n20/D 1.479
bp   189 °C(lit.)
mp   16-19 °C(lit.)
solubility   H2O: miscible (completely)
density   1.10 g/mL(lit.)
cation traces   Al: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Ba: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Bi: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤0.05 mg/kg
  Co: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  K: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Li: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Mo: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Na: ≤1 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Sr: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤0.1 mg/kg
λ   neat
UV absorption   λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.22
suitability   suitable for molecular biology

Description

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Caution

Supercools easily and remelts slowly at room temperature. Solidified product can be re-liquified by warming to room temperature without detriment to the product.

Other Notes

Polybrene / DMSO-assisted gene transfer

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Flow Cytometry Instruments

All labs need water
Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NA 1993 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
PV6210000
Flash Point(F) 
188.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
87 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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