Magnesium chloride hexahydrate

BioUltra, ≥99.0% (KT)

Linear Formula:
MgCl2 · 6H2O
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Quality Level


≥99.0% (KT)


insoluble matter, passes filter test
≤0.0002% total nitrogen (N)


5.0-7.5 (25 °C, 1 M in H2O)


H2O: 1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless

anion traces

phosphate (PO43-): ≤5 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg

cation traces

Al: ≤5 mg/kg
As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
Bi: ≤5 mg/kg
Ca: ≤50 mg/kg
Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
Co: ≤5 mg/kg
Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
K: ≤2000 mg/kg
Li: ≤5 mg/kg
Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
Na: ≤3000 mg/kg
Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
Zn: ≤5 mg/kg


1 M in H2O

UV absorption

λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.030
λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.025

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  • Magnesium chloride hexahydrate has been used in wash buffer for the purification of protein from Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
  • It has been used for the preparation of extracellular (Ringer) solution for juxtacellular recording of single neurons in freely moving rats.
  • It has been used as a supplement to study effect of desiccation on bacterial viability.

Other Notes

Reconstitution of membrane processes; Strongly enhances the vinblastine-induced tubulin self-association; Component of Dulbecco′s phosphate buffered saline for tissue culture; Component of culture media for Pseudomonas. In Salmonella Enrichment Broth acc. to Rappaport, inhibits normal intestinal flora.

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Physical properties of purified calf brain tubulin.
G C Na et al.
Methods in enzymology, 85 Pt B, 393-408 (1982-01-01)
Effect of air drying on bacterial viability: A multiparameter viability assessment.
Nocker A, et al.
Journal of Microbiological Methods, 90, 86-86 (2012)
G D Eytan et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 251(21), 6831-6837 (1976-11-10)
Cytochrome oxidase, QH2-cytochrome c reductase, and the oligomycin-sensitive adenosine triphosphatase were incorporated into liposomes by a new procedure which yielded unidirectional orientation of the proteins. Cytochrome oxidase was reconstituted in the mitochrondrial orientation and the adenosine triphosphatase in the submitochondrial...
Juxtacellular recording and morphological identification of single neurons in freely moving rats.
Tang Q, et al.
Nature Protocols, 9, 2369-2369 (2014)
In vitro Histone H3 Cleavage Assay for Yeast and Chicken Liver H3 Protease.
Chauhan S, et al.
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