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09913

Sigma-Aldrich

Ammonium persulfate

BioUltra, for molecular biology, ≥98.0% (RT)

Synonym(s):
Ammonium peroxydisulfate, PER, Ammonium peroxodisulfate, APS, AP
Linear Formula:
(NH4)2S2O8
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
228.20
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

grade

for molecular biology

vapor density

7.9 (vs air)

product line

BioUltra

assay

≥98.0% (RT)

application(s)

electrophoresis: suitable

impurities

insoluble matter, passes filter test
phosphatases, none detected
proteases, none detected

ign. residue

≤0.05% (as SO4)

pH

1.0-2.5 (25 °C, 1 M in H2O)

solubility

H2O: 1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤5 mg/kg

cation traces

Al: ≤5 mg/kg
As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
Bi: ≤5 mg/kg
Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
Co: ≤5 mg/kg
Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
Fe: ≤10 mg/kg
Li: ≤5 mg/kg
Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
Na: ≤500 mg/kg
Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

absorption

cut-off at 308 nm in H2O at 1 M

suitability

in accordance for electrophoresis test

SMILES string

N.N.OS(=O)(=O)OOS(O)(=O)=O

InChI

1S/2H3N.H2O8S2/c;;1-9(2,3)7-8-10(4,5)6/h2*1H3;(H,1,2,3)(H,4,5,6)

InChI key

ROOXNKNUYICQNP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Ammonium persulfate is a strong oxidizing agent frequently used with tetramethylethylenediamine (TEMED) to catalyze the polymerization of acrylamide in making polyacrylamide gels. Ammonium persulfate is used in a variety of applications that depend upon oxidation and photooxidation reactions.
Catalyst for acrylamide gel polymerization.

Other Notes

Preparation of polyacrylamide gels - polymerization catalyst

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2 - Ox. Sol. 3 - Resp. Sens. 1 - Skin Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

5.1B - Oxidizing hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

R.C. Ogden et al.
Methods in Enzymology, 152, 66-66 (1987)
Momoko Horikoshi et al.
PLoS genetics, 11(7), e1005230-e1005230 (2015-07-02)
Reference panels from the 1000 Genomes (1000G) Project Consortium provide near complete coverage of common and low-frequency genetic variation with minor allele frequency ≥0.5% across European ancestry populations. Within the European Network for Genetic and Genomic Epidemiology (ENGAGE) Consortium, we
Kenji Tanimura et al.
Blood, 125(18), 2835-2844 (2015-03-04)
Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is an autoimmune disorder characterized by thrombosis and/or pregnancy complications. β2-glycoprotein I (β2GPI) complexed with phospholipid is recognized as a major target for autoantibodies in APS; however, less than half the patients with clinical manifestations of APS
Daniela C Ferreira et al.
The journal of physical chemistry. B, 115(6), 1368-1375 (2011-01-28)
This paper investigates the structure of the products obtained from the polymerization of aniline with ammonium persulfate in a citrate/phosphate buffer solution at pH 3 by resonance Raman, NMR, FTIR, and UV-vis-NIR spectroscopies. All the spectroscopic data showed that the
Ayrat M Dimiev et al.
ACS nano, 6(9), 7842-7849 (2012-08-14)
Graphite intercalation compounds (GICs) can be considered stacks of individual doped graphene layers. Here we demonstrate a reversible formation of sulfuric acid-based GICs using ammonium persulfate as the chemical oxidizing agent. No covalent chemical oxidation leading to the formation of

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