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B9673

Sigma-Aldrich

1-Bromo-3-chloropropane

for isolation of RNA

Synonym(s):
Trimethylene chlorobromide, I-BCP, Trimethylene bromochloride, 1-Bromo-3-chloropropane
Linear Formula:
Cl(CH2)3Br
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
157.44
Beilstein:
605278
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.52

grade

for molecular biology

assay

≥98.5% (GC)

form

liquid

refractive index

n20/D 1.486 (lit.)

bp

144-145 °C (lit.)

density

1.592 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

ClCCCBr

InChI

1S/C3H6BrCl/c4-2-1-3-5/h1-3H2

InChI key

MFESCIUQSIBMSM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

BCP can be used in place of chloroform and is less toxic. The use of BCP in the single-step TRI reagent method decreases the possibility of contaminating RNA with DNA. It does not adversely affect quality or quantity of the isolated RNA. 1-Bromo-3-chloropropane is a phase separation reagent used in protocols for isolation of nucleic acids.

Application

1-Bromo-3-chloropropane has been used in molecular biology applications for the isolation of high quality RNA from:
  • feline teeth
  • mice brain and liver tissues
  • human ectocervical epithelial cells
  • placental samples
  • human mesenchymal stromal cells (hMSCs)

Packaging

200 mL in glass bottle

Features and Benefits

  • less toxic alternative to chloroform
  • compatible with TRI reagent for isolation of RNA with decreased DNA contamination

Other Notes

BCP can be used in place of chloroform, and is less toxic. The use of BCP in the single-step TRI Reagent method decreases the possibility of contaminating RNA with DNA. It does not adversely affect quality or quantity of the isolated RNA.

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 3 - Carc. 1B - Muta. 2 - Repr. 1A - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

284.0 °F

Flash Point(C)

> 140 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Ghalia Boubaker et al.
PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 14(5), e0007640-e0007640 (2020-05-23)
We present a comprehensive analysis of the hepatic miRNA transcriptome at one month post-infection of experimental primary alveolar echinococcosis (AE), a parasitic infection caused upon ingestion of E. multilocularis eggs. Liver tissues were collected from infected and non-infected C57BL/6 mice
Differences in X-chromosome transcriptional activity and cholesterol metabolism between placentae from swine breeds from Asian and Western origins
Bischoff SR, et al.
Testing, 8(1), e55345-e55345 (2013)
Substitution of chloroform by bromo-chloropropane in the single-step method of RNA isolation.
P Chomczynski et al.
Analytical biochemistry, 225(1), 163-164 (1995-02-10)
Neuroprotection Induced by Energy and Protein-Energy Undernutrition Is Phase-Dependent After Focal Cerebral Ischemia in Mice
de Carvalho TS, et al.
Translational Stroke Research, 1-12 (2019)
Isolation of total RNA from transgenic mouse melanoma subsets using fluorescence-activated cell sorting
Microarray methods for drug discovery, 27-44 (2010)

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