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Sigma-Aldrich

Ethanol

BioUltra, for molecular biology, ≥99.8%, (absolute alcohol, without additive, A15 o1)

Synonym(s):
Ethyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
CH3CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
46.07
Beilstein:
1718733
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

grade

for molecular biology

vapor density

1.59 (vs air)

vapor pressure

44.6 mmHg ( 20 °C)

product line

BioUltra

assay

≥99.8%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

683 °F

quality

(absolute alcohol, without additive, A15 o1)

expl. lim.

19 %, 60 °F

impurities

DNases, none detected
KMnO4-reducing substances, in accordance
RNases, none detected
insoluble matter, passes filter test
phosphatases, none detected
proteases, none detected
substances darkened by H2SO4, in accordance
≤0.0004% free alkali (as NH3)
≤0.001% aldehyde (as CH3CHO)
≤0.001% formaldehyde (as HCHO)
≤0.001% ketone (as CH3COCH3)
≤0.002% free acid (as CH3COOH)
≤0.1% methanol (CH3OH)
≤0.2% water

evapn. residue

≤0.001%

refractive index

n20/D 1.3600 (lit.)
n20/D 1.362

bp

78 °C (lit.)

mp

−114 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: miscible
organic solvents: miscible

density

0.789 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

cation traces

Al: ≤0.5 mg/kg
Ba: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Bi: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Ca: ≤0.5 mg/kg
Cd: ≤0.05 mg/kg
Co: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Cr: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Cu: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Fe: ≤0.1 mg/kg
K: ≤0.5 mg/kg
Li: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Mg: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Mn: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Mo: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Na: ≤1 mg/kg
Ni: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Pb: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Sr: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Zn: ≤0.1 mg/kg

SMILES string

CCO

λ

neat

UV absorption

λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.04
λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.03

InChI

1S/C2H6O/c1-2-3/h3H,2H2,1H3

InChI key

LFQSCWFLJHTTHZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply. Suitable for the precipitation of nucleic acids

Footnote

1Distribution and use of ethyl alcohol in Switzerland require a license from the Swiss Federal Alcohol Administration

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

55.4 °F

Flash Point(C)

13 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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G M Huang et al.
Analytical biochemistry, 223(1), 35-38 (1994-11-15)
Genome projects require a high-throughput method for DNA template preparation, which traditional protocols can rarely provide. We introduce here a new protocol for plasmid and cosmid DNA preparation based on alkaline denaturation in a 96-well format. The essential improvement made
M G Mahoney et al.
The Journal of clinical investigation, 103(4), 461-468 (1999-02-18)
Patients with pemphigus foliaceus (PF) have blisters on skin, but not mucous membranes, whereas patients with pemphigus vulgaris (PV) develop blisters on mucous membranes and/or skin. PF and PV blisters are due to loss of keratinocyte cell-cell adhesion in the
D M Lovinger et al.
Science (New York, N.Y.), 243(4899), 1721-1724 (1989-03-31)
The ion current induced by the glutamate receptor agonist N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) in voltage-clamped hippocampal neurons was inhibited by ethanol (EtOH). Inhibition increased in a concentration-dependent manner over the range 5 to 50 mM, a range that also produces intoxication. The
Y Gavrieli et al.
The Journal of cell biology, 119(3), 493-501 (1992-11-01)
Programmed cell death (PCD) plays a key role in developmental biology and in maintenance of the steady state in continuously renewing tissues. Currently, its existence is inferred mainly from gel electrophoresis of a pooled DNA extract as PCD was shown
Preparation and properties of serum and plasma proteins; crystallization of serum albumins from ethanol water mixtures.
E J COHN et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 69(7), 1753-1761 (1947-07-01)

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