Merck
All Photos(2)

G7776

Sigma-Aldrich

Glutaraldehyde solution

Grade I, 70% in H2O, specially purified for use as an electron microscopy fixative or other sophisticated use

Synonym(s):
Pentane-1,5-dial, Glutaric dialdehyde solution
Linear Formula:
OHC(CH2)3CHO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
100.12
Beilstein:
605390
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

type

Grade I

form

liquid

concentration

70% in H2O

technique(s)

electron microscopy: suitable (fixative)

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

[H]C(CCCC([H])=O)=O

InChI

1S/C5H8O2/c6-4-2-1-3-5-7/h4-5H,1-3H2

InChI key

SXRSQZLOMIGNAQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Looking for similar products? Visit Product Comparison Guide

General description

Glutaraldehyde is a fixative used in electron microscopy. It is a rapidly penetrating fixative and an alternative to the expensive and toxic buffered osmium tetroxide. Glutaraldehyde contains two aldehyde group separated by three methylene bridges. It mediates protein crosslinking at their amino groups.

Application

Glutaraldehyde solution has been used as a fixative for transfected adherent monkey kidney fibroblasts (COS-7) cells for electron microscopy studies, human osteosarcoma (U2OS) cells for super-resolution (SR) experiments and for hydrogels for scanning electron microscopy (SEM) studies.

Packaging

10 mL in glass bottle

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 2 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Eye Dam. 1 - Resp. Sens. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B - Skin Sens. 1 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

6.1A - Combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Enter Lot Number to search for Certificate of Analysis (COA).

Certificate of Origin

Enter Lot Number to search for Certificate of Origin (COO).

BRCA2 controls DNA: RNA hybrid level at DSBs by mediating RNase H2 recruitment
D?Alessandro G, et al.
Nature Communications, 9(1), 5376-5376 (2018)
Formaldehyde, formalin, paraformaldehyde and glutaraldehyde: what they are and what they do
Kiernan JA
Microscopy today, 8(1), 8-13 (2000)
Poly (Ethylene Glycol)-Crosslinked gelatin hydrogel substrates with conjugated bioactive peptides influence endothelial cell behavior
Su J, et al.
Biomaterials, 201(1), 99-112 (2019)
Proteomic identification of FHL1 as the protein mutated in human reducing body myopathy
Schessl J, et al.
The Journal of Clinical Investigation, 118(3), 904-912 (2008)
Ming Fang et al.
BMC neuroscience, 16, 84-84 (2015-11-27)
Scutellarin, an anti-inflammatory agent, effectively suppressed microglia activation in rats with middle cerebral artery occlusion (MCAO). Robust microglia activation, acute in onset, was followed by astrogliosis. This study was aimed to determine if scutellarin would also affect the reactive astrocytes

Related Content

Preparation & Staining of 3D Printed Tissues & Scaffolds

Three-dimensional (3D) printing of biological tissue is rapidly becoming an integral part of tissue engineering.

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Contact Technical Service