M1753 Sigma



Synonym: α-Monothioglycerol, α-Thioglycerol, 3-Mercapto-1,2-propanediol


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assay   ≥97%
refractive index   n20/D 1.527(lit.)
bp   118 °C/5 mmHg(lit.)
density   1.25 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C


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General description

1-Thioglycerol stimulates the synthesis of porphyrin in aerobically growing Escherichia coli. 3 It is an inhibitor of glycerol kinase activity in vitro and in situ.


100, 500 mL in glass bottle

Preparation Note

This product is miscible in ethanol (1 ml/ml, 50%, v/v), yielding a clear, colorless solution. It is also miscible in water (0.1 M).


1-Thioglycerol has been used in a study to assess the manipulation of aqueous growth of CdTe nanocrystals. 1 It has also been used in a study that investigated the effect of surface attachment on ligand binding. 2

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