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Guanidine thiocyanate solution

BioUltra, for molecular biology, ~4 M in H2O

Synonym: Guanidine isothiocyanate, Guanidinium isothiocyanate, Guanidinium rhodanide, Guanidinium thiocyanate

  • CAS Number 593-84-0

  • Linear Formula NH2C(=NH)NH2 · HSCN

  • Molecular Weight 118.16

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 3563461

  •  MDL number MFCD00013027

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57651293

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Properties

Related Categories Alphabetical, Biochemicals and Reagents, Chaotropic Agents, DNA & RNA Purification, Denaturation,
grade   for molecular biology
InChI Key   ZJYYHGLJYGJLLN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
product line   BioUltra
concentration   ~4 M in H2O
impurities   DNases, none detected
  RNases, none detected
  insoluble matter, passes filter test
  phosphatases, none detected
  proteases, none detected
refractive index   n20/D 1.431
pH   4.5-7.0 (25 °C)
density   1.103 g/mL at 20 °C
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤500 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg
cation traces   Al: ≤1 mg/kg
  As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ba: ≤1 mg/kg
  Bi: ≤1 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤1 mg/kg
  Co: ≤1 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤1 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤1 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤1 mg/kg
  K: ≤20 mg/kg
  Li: ≤1 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤1 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤1 mg/kg
  Mo: ≤1 mg/kg
  Na: ≤500 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤1 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤1 mg/kg
  Sr: ≤1 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤1 mg/kg
λ   neat
UV absorption   λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.7

Description

Caution

possibly crystallized product can be dissolved again by slightly heating to 40-50 C.

Other Notes

Extraction of total RNA

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas.
RIDADR 
UN 3267 8 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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