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Sigma-Aldrich

11-Mercaptoundecanoic acid

95%

Synonym(s):
MUA, MUDA
Linear Formula:
HS(CH2)10CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
218.36
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

assay

95%

form

solid

mp

46-50 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

OC(=O)CCCCCCCCCCS

InChI

1S/C11H22O2S/c12-11(13)9-7-5-3-1-2-4-6-8-10-14/h14H,1-10H2,(H,12,13)

InChI key

GWOLZNVIRIHJHB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

11-Mercaptoundecanoic acid (MUA) is used as a self-assembled monolayer (SAM) which has a long alkane chain and carboxyl containing thiols. MUA is highly packed and has self-organized surface monolayers. It is a pH responsive ligand which facilitates the dispersion of nanoparticles into water and solvent based media.

Application

MUA as a self-assembled monolayer (SAM) is used as a microfluidic integrated surface plasmon resonance (SPR) for detection and quantification of bacteria in medical diagnostics. It is also used to bio-functionalize the screen printed gold electrodes (SPGEs) that are used for the detection and quantification of dengue. It also forms monolayers on gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) attached via thiol groups. MUA incorporated AuNPs exhibit excellent fluorescence properties which may be used for metal ion detection in serum samples.

Packaging

5, 25 g in glass bottle

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

No data available

Flash Point(C)

No data available

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Certificate of Origin

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