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Thimerosal

BioXtra, 97-101%

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
InChI Key   RTKIYNMVFMVABJ-UHFFFAOYSA-L
product line   BioXtra
assay   97-101%
impurities   ≤0.0005% Phosphorus (P)
  ≤0.1% Insoluble matter
mp   234-237 °C (dec.)(lit.)
cation traces   Al: ≤0.001%
  Ca: ≤0.002%
  Cu: ≤0.0005%
  Fe: ≤0.0005%
  K: ≤0.005%
  Mg: ≤0.0005%
  NH4+: ≤0.1%
  Pb: ≤0.001%
  Zn: ≤0.0005%
Featured Industry   Diagnostic Assay Manufacturing

Description

Packaging

1, 5, 25 g in glass bottle

Application

Thimerosal is used as an antibacterial and antifungal. It is used as a topical antiseptic on skin and mucous membranes. It is also used as a preservative in pharmaceuticals as well as research.

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 & Documentation

Safety Information

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

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Roar Assay Kits for Studies in Lipoprotein Metabolism

This technical article is a compilation of select fluorescence-based activity assays developed by Roar Biomedical now offered through Sigma-Aldrich in kit format. The methods are well-characterized, ...
Robert Brocia
Roar Biomedical, Inc.
Keywords: Addition reactions, Cardiovascular, Chromatography, Clinical, Detection methods, Drug discovery, Esterifications, Gas chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography, Separation, Thin layer chromatography

Protocols

PLTP Activity Assay Protocol

Supplied by Roar Biomedical, Inc Catalog Number MAK108 Storage Temperature 2–8 °C, except where indicated
Keywords: Sample preparations

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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