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P0930

Sigma-Aldrich

Polyvinylpyrrolidone

powder, BioXtra, suitable for mouse embryo cell culture

Synonym(s):
PVP, Polyvidone, Povidone
Linear Formula:
(C6H9NO)n
CAS Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.75

product line

BioXtra

Quality Level

form

powder

technique(s)

cell culture | embryo: suitable

viscosity number

28-32(lit.)

solubility

H2O: 100 mg/mL

application(s)

agriculture

InChI

1S/C6H9NO/c1-2-7-5-3-4-6(7)8/h2H,1,3-5H2

InChI key

WHNWPMSKXPGLAX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP)/polyvidone is used in cosmetics, medical and hair care products. Povidone iodine, a compound of polyvinylpyrrolidone and iodine can be used as an antiseptic and antibacterial agent. Dry form of PVP is available as a light flaky hygroscopic powder, which can absorb up to 40% of water by its weight.

Application

Polyvinylpyrrolidone has been used as a component in phosphate buffer saline (PBS) for immunostaining. It has also been used as a component in phosphate buffer saline (PBS) to wash parthenogenetic embryos for immunocytochemical analysis.

Packaging

50, 100 g in poly bottle

Other Notes

Polyvinylpyrrolidone is a component of Denhardt′s Solution and is included at a concentration of 1% (w/v) in the standard 50X stock solution.

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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