112100

Sigma-Aldrich

Hexylene glycol

99%

Synonym(s):
(±)-2-Methyl-2,4-pentanediol, MPD
Linear Formula:
CH3CH(OH)CH2C(CH3)2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
118.17
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1098298
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

vapor density

4.1 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.02 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

99%

form

liquid

expl. lim.

7.4 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.427 (lit.)

bp

197 °C (lit.)

mp

−40 °C (lit.)

density

0.925 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CC(O)CC(C)(C)O

InChI

1S/C6H14O2/c1-5(7)4-6(2,3)8/h5,7-8H,4H2,1-3H3

InChI key

SVTBMSDMJJWYQN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Hexylene glycol helps in isolating chromosomes from the human cell line BALL-1.

Packaging

18 kg in steel drum
2.5 L in poly bottle
500 g in poly bottle
3 kg in poly bottle

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

201.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

94 °C - closed cup

Osamu Hoshi et al.
Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 736, 109-115 (2011-06-11)
Methods for atomic force microscopy (AFM) imaging of human metaphase chromosomes were -introduced in the present study. Chromosomes from the lymphocytes were fixed and prepared onto glass slides as the chromosome spread, and observed in phosphate-buffered saline by dynamic mode...
Armando G Villaseñor et al.
Acta crystallographica. Section D, Biological crystallography, 68(Pt 8), 893-900 (2012-08-08)
Focused acoustic energy allows accurate and precise liquid transfer on scales from picolitre to microlitre volumes. This technology was applied in protein crystallization, successfully transferring a diverse set of proteins as well as hundreds of precipitant solutions from custom and...
Yoshikazu Tanaka et al.
Protein science : a publication of the Protein Society, 20(2), 448-456 (2011-02-01)
Staphylococcal α-hemolysin is expressed as a water-soluble monomeric protein and assembles on membranes to form a heptameric pore structure. The heptameric pore structure of α-hemolysin can be prepared from monomer in vitro only in the presence of deoxycholate detergent micelles...
Catherine Michaux et al.
Journal of molecular biology, 375(5), 1477-1488 (2007-12-18)
Sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS) is a highly effective and widely used protein denaturant. We show that certain amphipathic cosolvents such as 2-methyl-2,4-pentanediol (MPD) can protect proteins from SDS denaturation, and in several cases can refold proteins from the SDS-denatured state....
Jose Antonio Cuesta-Seijo et al.
Structure (London, England : 1993), 18(9), 1210-1219 (2010-09-10)
Enzymatic reactions involving bilayer lipids occur in an environment with strict physical and topological constraints. The integral membrane enzyme PagP transfers a palmitoyl group from a phospholipid to lipid A in order to assist Escherichia coli in evading host immune...

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