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F7508 Sigma

Formamide

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

Synonym: Amide C1, Formic amide

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Properties

grade   for molecular biology
vapor density   1.55 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)
  30 mmHg ( 129 °C)
InChI Key   ZHNUHDYFZUAESO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.5% (GC)
form   liquid
autoignition temp.   932 °F
color   clear, colorless
refractive index   n20/D 1.447(lit.)
bp   210 °C(lit.)
mp   2-3 °C(lit.)
density   1.134 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
suitability   suitable for nucleic acid hybridization

Description

Application

Formamide destabilizes nucleic acid duplexes and may be used, typically, at a concentration of 50%, in hybridization protocols requiring lower hybridization temperatures.

Other Notes

This product has been replaced by F9037-SIGMA | Formamide ≥99.5% (GC), BioReagent, for molecular biology

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS08  GHS08
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Blood
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
LQ0525000
Flash Point(F) 
347 °F
Flash Point(C) 
175 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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