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L9650

Sigma-Aldrich

Lithium chloride

for molecular biology, ≥99%

Linear Formula:
LiCl
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
42.39
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.31

grade

for molecular biology

Quality Level

assay

≥99%

form

powder

mp

605 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 100 mg/mL at 20 °C, clear, colorless

anion traces

sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.01%

cation traces

Ba: ≤0.003%
Fe: ≤0.001%
K: ≤0.01%
Na: ≤0.20%
heavy metals (as Pb): ≤0.002%

foreign activity

DNase, NICKase, RNase, protease, none detected

SMILES string

[Li+].[Cl-]

InChI

1S/ClH.Li/h1H;/q;+1/p-1

InChI key

KWGKDLIKAYFUFQ-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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Application

Lithium chloride has been used:
  • in the preparation of wash buffer for chromatin immunoprecipitation
  • in 3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,5-diphenyl tetrazolium bromide (MTT) assay
  • to treat aged myoblast as glycogen synthase kinase (GSK) inhibitor to analyse its effect on wingless/tailess (wnt) signaling

May be used to selectively pre­cipitate RNA.

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Lithium chloride has the ability to block glycogen synthase kinase (GSK). It may also possess anti-inflammatory effects at low and non-toxic concentrations.

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves


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