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Sigma-Aldrich

SSC Buffer

for Northern and Southern blotting, powder blend

Synonym(s):
Saline sodium citrate buffer dry blend
NACRES:
NA.25

grade

for molecular biology

Quality Level

product line

BioReagent

form

powder blend

impurities

DNases, none detected
RNases, none detected
phosphatases, none detected
proteases, none detected

solubility

H2O: 0.263 g/mL, clear, colorless

storage temp.

room temp

General description

SSC Buffer powder is a standard reagent in Southern and Northern blotting procedures. This powder can be used to make SSC working solutions with concentrations ranging from 0.5x to 20x.

Application

Suitable for:
  • Preparing nucleic acids for hybridization
  • Hybridization buffer for Northern and Southern blots
  • Washing buffer for Northern and Southern blots

Components

  • Convenient pack sizes
  • Multi-purpose use in hybridizations
  • Easy-to-use powder makes fast, inexpensive solutions
SSC Buffer powder contains 0.3 M sodium citrate in 3M NaCl.

Preparation Note

Dissolve 263.5 g in a final volume of 1L molecular biology grade water. The resulting 20x concentrate is approximately pH 7, and can be further diluted with water, as needed.

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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