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T4687 Sigma

Thimerosal

meets USP testing specifications

Synonym: 2-(Ethylmercuriomercapto)benzoic acid sodium salt, Ethylmercurithiosalicylic acid sodium salt, Mercury-([o-carboxyphenyl]thio)ethyl sodium salt, Sodium ethylmercurithiosalicylate

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Properties

Related Categories Antibiotics, Antibiotics A to Z, Antibiotics T-Z, Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Culture,
InChI Key   RTKIYNMVFMVABJ-UHFFFAOYSA-L
form   powder
mp   234-237 °C (dec.)(lit.)
suitability   meets USP testing specifications
Mode of action   enzyme | inhibits
antibiotic activity spectrum   Gram-negative bacteria
  Gram-positive bacteria
  fungi
  yeast

Description

Application

Use as an antibiotic and antifungal agent.

Packaging

10, 25 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Thimerosal is a sulfhydryl (thiol) oxidizing reagent capable of inhibiting a wide range of sulfhydryl-dependent enzymes and proteins such as PI3-kinase-dependent methionine synthase, glutamate transport receptors, and Na++K+ dependent ATPases.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2025 6.1 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
OV8400000
Flash Point(F) 
482 °F
Flash Point(C) 
250 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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