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Sigma-Aldrich

N-(3-Dimethylaminopropyl)-N′-ethylcarbodiimide hydrochloride

≥99.0% (AT)

Synonym(s):
N-Ethyl-N′-(3-dimethylaminopropyl)carbodiimide hydrochloride, EDAC, EDC, EDC hydrochloride, WSC hydrochloride
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C8H17N3 · HCl
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
191.70
Beilstein:
5764110
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

assay

≥99.0% (AT)

form

powder

mp

110-115 °C (lit.)
112-116 °C

solubility

H2O: soluble 0.2 g/L

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

Cl.CCN=C=NCCCN(C)C

InChI

1S/C8H17N3.ClH/c1-4-9-8-10-6-5-7-11(2)3;/h4-7H2,1-3H3;1H

InChI key

FPQQSJJWHUJYPU-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

N-(3-Dimethylaminopropyl)-N′-ethylcarbodiimide hydrochloride ≥99.0% (AT) has been used as an activator to covalently immobilize tyrosinase to prepare enzyme electrodes. It has also been used as a prefixative for histamine immunolabeling.
N-(3-Dimethylaminopropyl)-N′-ethylcarbodiimide hydrochloride has been used for amine coupling reaction during self-assembly of the tethered bilayer lipid membrane. It has also been used for derivatizing antibody against COX5b to carboxylated polystyrene microspheres.

Biochem/physiol Actions

N-(3-Dimethylaminopropyl)-N′-ethylcarbodiimide is a water soluble condensing reagent. EDAC is generally utilized as a carboxyl activating agent for amide bonding with primary amines. Additionally, it will react with phosphate groups. It has been utilized in peptide synthesis, crosslinking proteins to nucleic acids as well as preparation of immunoconjugates.
Water soluble condensing reagent. EDAC is generally utilized as a carboxyl activating agent for amide bonding with primary amines. In addition, it will react with phosphate groups. EDAC has been used in peptide synthesis; crosslinking proteins to nucleic acids; and preparation of immunoconjugates as examples. Typically, EDAC is utilized in the pH range 4.0-6.0 without buffers. In particular, amine and carboxylate buffers should be avoided.

Other Notes

Water soluble peptide coupling reagent; Modification of carboxyl groups in proteins, review; Synthesis of esters.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Skin Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1 - STOT RE 2 Oral

Storage Class Code

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

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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