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U5378 Sigma

Urea

powder, BioReagent, for molecular biology, suitable for cell culture

Synonym: Carbamide, Carbonyldiamide

Properties

Related Categories Bioactive Small Molecules, Biochemicals, Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Biology, Chaotropic Agents,
grade   for molecular biology
product line   BioReagent
form   powder
color   white
mp   132-135 °C(lit.)
density   1.335 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤5 ppm
cation traces   Cu: ≤1 ppm
  Fe: ≤1 ppm
  Pb: ≤2 ppm
absorption   A6M/260 ≤0.06
  A6M/280 ≤0.06
suitability   suitable for cell culture
foreign activity   DNase, NICKase, RNase and protease, none detected
Gene Information   human ... CA1(759), CA2(760)
rat ... Ppm1a(24666)

Description

Application

Used for the denaturation of proteins and as a mild solubilization agent for insoluble or denatured proteins. Useful for renaturing proteins from samples already denatured with 6 M guanidine chloride such as inclusion bodies. May be used with guanidine hydrochloride and dithiothreitrol (DTT) in the refolding of denatured proteins into their native or active form.

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