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Sigma-Aldrich

N-Hydroxysuccinimide

98%

Synonym(s):
NHS, 1-Hydroxy-2,5-pyrrolidinedione, HOSu
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C4H5NO3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
115.09
Beilstein:
113913
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

98%

form

solid

mp

95-98 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

ON1C(=O)CCC1=O

InChI

1S/C4H5NO3/c6-3-1-2-4(7)5(3)8/h8H,1-2H2

InChI key

NQTADLQHYWFPDB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

N-Hydroxysuccinimide has been used in the synthesis of intermediates such as:
  • N

  • -succinimidyl 3-(di-tert-butylfluorosilyl)benzoate
  • 4-[2,2-bis[(p-tolylsulfonyl)-methyl] acetyl]benzoic acid-NHS ester
  • N-succinimidyl 3-iodobenzoate

It has also been used in a protocol for the surface modification of microchannels of a microfluidic-integrated surface plasmon resonance (SPR) platform for the detection and quantification of bacterial pathogens.
Additive used in the carbodiimide method for improved amidations and peptide couplings.
N-Hydroxysuccinimide can be used in the synthesis of N-hydroxysuccinimide ester via dehydration reaction in the presence of dicyclohexylcarbodiimide in carboxylic acid.

Packaging

5, 25, 100, 250 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle
5 kg in poly drum

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

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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