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Myristyltrimethylammonium bromide


Synonym: Tetradecyltrimethylammonium bromide, Trimethyl(tetradecyl)ammonium bromide



Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Cationic Detergents, Detergents, Detergents A to M, Detergents by Applications,
description   cationic
assay   ≥99%
mol wt   micellar avg mol wt 27,000
aggregation number   80
CMC   4-5 mM(20-25°C)
mp   245-250 °C(lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble10 % (w/v)



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Myristyltrimethylammonium has been used in a study to assess a surfactant-controlled synthetic method to obtain a nanophase of mesoporous ceria-zirconia solid solution containing cationic defects in the crystalline structure. 1 It has also been used in a study to determine the low molecular weight of organic acids in soils and plants by capillary zone electrophoresis. 2

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Myristyltrimethylammonium bromide is a cationic/zwitterionic type of surfactant. 3


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1. Surfactant-controlled synthesis of Pd/Ce"0"."6Zr"0"."4O"2 catalyst for NO reduction by CO with excess oxygen Gonzalez, C., et al. Appl. Surf. Sci. 243, 10, (2005)

2. Determination of low molecular weight organic acids in soil, plants, and water by capillary zone electrophoresis Li, Y., et al. Anal. Bioanal. Chem 375, 775, (2003)


3. Effects of surfactants and their mixtures on inhibition of the corrosion process of ferritic stainless steel Fuchs-Godec, R. Electrochim. Acta 54, 9, (2009)

The dynamin inhibitors MiTMAB and OcTMAB induce cytokinesis failure and inhibit cell proliferation in human cancer cells. Joshi S, Perera S, Gilbert J, et al. Mol. Cancer Ther. 9(7), 1995-2006, (2010)


Flotation of marine microalgae: effect of algal hydrophobicity. Garg S, Li Y, Wang L, et al. Bioresour. Technol. 121, 471-4, (2012)


Characterisation of organoclays and adsorption of p-nitrophenol: environmental application. Park Y, Ayoko GA, and Frost RL J. Colloid. Interface Sci. 360(2), 440-56, (2011)


Small molecule inhibitors of aggregation indicate that amyloid beta oligomerization and fibrillization pathways are independent and distinct. Mihaela Necula et al J. Biol. Chem. 282, 10311-24, (2007)


Spectroscopic study of tetradecyltrimethylammonium bromide Pt-C14TAB nanoparticles: structure and stability. Borodko Y, Jones L, Lee H, et al. Langmuir 25(12), 6665-71, (2009)


An investigation of drug binding ability of a surface active ionic liquid: micellization, electrochemical, and spectroscopic studies. Mahajan S, Sharma R, and Mahajan RK Langmuir 28(50), 17238-46, (2012)


Spectroscopic studies on the interaction of cationic surfactants with bovine serum albumin. Gull N, Chodankar S, Aswal VK, et al. Colloids Surf. B Biointerfaces 69(1), 122-8, (2009)


Comprehensive study of tartrazine/cationic surfactant interaction. Shahir AA, Javadian S, Razavizadeh BB, Gharibi H. J. Phys. Chem. B 115, 14435-14444, (2011)


In-channel amperometric detection for microchip electrophoresis using a wireless isolated potentiostat. Gunasekara DB, Hulvey MK, and Lunte SM Electrophoresis 32(8), 832-7, (2011)


Selectivity patterns in micellar electrokinetic chromatography: characterization of fluorinated and aliphatic alcohol modifiers by micellar selectivity triangle. Fu C and Khaledi MG J. Chromatogr. A. 1216(10), 1901-7, (2009)


Phase behaviors and self-assembly properties of two catanionic surfactant systems: C(8)F(17)COOH/TTAOH/H(2)O and C(8)H(17)COOH/TTAOH/H(2)O. Zhang J, Song A, Li Z, et al. J. Phys. Chem. B 114(41), 13128-35, (2010)


Photoreversible polymer-surfactant micelles using the molecular recognition of α-cyclodextrin. Dong ZQ, Cao Y, Han XJ, et al. Langmuir 29(10), 3188-94, (2013)


Phase behavior and rheological properties of salt-free catanionic surfactant mixtures in the presence of bile acids. Liu C, Hao J, and Wu Z J. Phys. Chem. B 114(30), 9795-804, (2010)


Structural studies of surfactants at the oil-water interface by neutron reflectometery. Zarbakhsh A, Webster JR, and Eames J Langmuir 25(7), 3953-6, (2009)


Regulation of the retention factor for weak acids in micellar electrokinetic chromatography with cationic surfactant via variation of the chloride concentration. Orentaitė I, Maruška A, and Pyell U Electrophoresis 32(5), 604-13, (2011)


New tetradecyltrimethylammonium-selective electrodes: surface composition and topography as correlated with electrode's life span. Marafie HM, Al-Shammari TF, and Shoukry AF Talanta 91, 26-32, (2012)


NMR study of the dynamics of cationic gemini surfactant 14-2-14 in mixed solutions with conventional surfactants. Jiang Y, Lu XY, Chen H, et al. J. Phys. Chem. B 113(24), 8357-61, (2009)


Unfolding of rabbit serum albumin by cationic surfactants: surface tensiometry, small-angle neutron scattering, intrinsic fluorescence, resonance Rayleigh scattering and circular dichroism studies. Ali MS, Gull N, Khan JM, et al. J. Colloid. Interface Sci. 352(2), 436-43, (2010)


Foam invasion through a single pore. Delbos A and Pitois O Phys. Rev. E. Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys. 84(1 Pt 1), 011404, (2011)


Phase stability of Keplerate-type polyoxomolybdates controlled by added cationic surfactant. Fan D and Hao J J. Colloid. Interface Sci. 333(2), 757-63, (2009)


Macromolecular and morphological evolution of poly(styrene sulfonate) complexes with tetradecyltrimethylammonium bromide. Popov A, Zakharova J, Wasserman A, et al. J. Phys. Chem. B 116(40), 12332-40, (2012)


Solubilization of n-alkylbenzene and n-perfluoroalkylbenzene in hydrogenated and fluorinated surfactants micelles. Matsuoka K, Takeuchi E, Takahashi M, et al. J. Colloid. Interface Sci. 333(2), 641-5, (2009)


Spectroscopic studies on the competitive interaction between polystyrene sodium sulfonate with polycations and the N-tetradecyl trimethyl ammonium bromide surfactant. Estrela-Lopis I, Iturri Ramos JJ, Donath E, et al. J. Phys. Chem. B 114(1), 84-91, (2010)


Pseudomonas putida A ATCC 12633 oxidizes trimethylamine aerobically via two different pathways. Liffourrena AS, Salvano MA, and Lucchesi GI Arch. Microbiol. 192(6), 471-6, (2010)


Effect of ionic surfactants on ion vibration current and colloid vibration current. Takata Y, Shimatsu Y, Nagahashi T, et al. J. Oleo Sci. 59(8), 401-6, (2010)


Physiological role of phosphatidylcholine in the Pseudomonas putida A ATCC 12633 response to tetradecyltrimethylammonium bromide and aluminium. Boeris PS, Liffourrena AS, Salvano MA, et al. Lett. Appl. Microbiol. 49(4), 491-6, (2009)


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Aldrich MSDS 1, 1332:C / Corp MSDS 1 (2), 2483:B / FT-IR 1 (1), 392:C / FT-IR 2 (1), 618:A / IR-Spectra (3), 230:D / RegBook 1 (1), 419:G / Sigma FT-IR 1 (2), 67:D / Structure Index 1, 61:C:4

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