4.1 (vs air)
160 mmHg ( 20 °C)
100-200 ppm amylenes as stabilizer
RNA extraction: suitable
n20/D 1.445 (lit.)
60.5-61.5 °C (lit.)
−63 °C (lit.)
1.492 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
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The concentration of amylenes is 100 - 300 ppm.
This product has not been tested for DNase and RNase activity. However, it has been tested and found to be suitable for the extraction of nucleic acids based upon the evaluation of extracted DNA by agarose electrophoresis.
A protocol for using phenol:chloroform or phenol:chloroform:isoamyl alcohol to extract proteins from nucleic acids is described in Molecular Cloning: A Laboratory Manual, vol. 3, pp E.3 - E.4 (1989).
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