F7508

Sigma-Aldrich

Formamide

for molecular biology, ≥99.5% (GC), liquid

Synonym(s):
Amide C1, Formic amide
Linear Formula:
HCONH2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
45.04
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
505995
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
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grade

for molecular biology

vapor density

1.55 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)
30 mmHg ( 129 °C)

assay

≥99.5% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

932 °F

color

clear colorless

refractive index

n20/D 1.447 (lit.)

bp

210 °C (lit.)

mp

2-3 °C (lit.)

density

1.134 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

suitability

suitable for nucleic acid hybridization

SMILES string

NC=O

InChI

1S/CH3NO/c2-1-3/h1H,(H2,2,3)

InChI key

ZHNUHDYFZUAESO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Formamide destabilizes nucleic acid duplexes and may be used, typically, at a concentration of 50%, in hybridization protocols requiring lower hybridization temperatures.

Pictograms

Health hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Target Organs

Blood

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Hazard Codes

T

Risk Statement

61-40-48/22

Safety Statement

53-36/37-45

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

347.0 °F

Flash Point(C)

175 °C

Jing Wang et al.
The journal of physical chemistry. B, 117(8), 2314-2320 (2013-01-26)
A step-by-step mechanistic pathway following the transformation of formamide to purine through a five-membered ring intermediate has been explored by density functional theory computations. The highlight of the mechanistic route detailed here is that the proposed pathway represents the simplest...
Penelope A Bryant et al.
PloS one, 6(5), e19556-e19556 (2011-06-10)
A central issue in the design of microarray-based analysis of global gene expression is that variability resulting from experimental processes may obscure changes resulting from the effect being investigated. This study quantified the variability in gene expression at each level...
A Touati et al.
Journal of clinical microbiology, 53(10), 3182-3194 (2015-07-24)
Molecular typing of Mycoplasma pneumoniae is an important tool for identifying grouped cases and investigating outbreaks. In the present study, we developed a new genotyping method based on single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) selected from the whole-genome sequencing of eight M....
J Veenemans et al.
Journal of clinical microbiology, 52(7), 2454-2460 (2014-05-03)
Next-generation sequencing (NGS) has the potential to provide typing results and detect resistance genes in a single assay, thus guiding timely treatment decisions and allowing rapid tracking of transmission of resistant clones. We evaluated the performance of a new NGS...
Vishnu Priya Bollampalli et al.
PLoS pathogens, 11(10), e1005206-e1005206 (2015-10-07)
The transport of antigen from the periphery to the draining lymph node (DLN) is critical for T-cell priming but remains poorly studied during infection with Mycobacterium bovis Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG). To address this we employed a mouse model to track...

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