860336

Sigma-Aldrich

3,3′,5,5′-Tetramethylbenzidine

≥99%

Synonym(s):
TMB substrate, TMB, Sure Blue TMB, BM blue, TMB Blotting Plus
Linear Formula:
[-C6H2(CH3)2-4-NH2]2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
240.34
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
2808541
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

assay

≥99%

mp

168-171 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

Cc1cc(cc(C)c1N)-c2cc(C)c(N)c(C)c2

InChI

1S/C16H20N2/c1-9-5-13(6-10(2)15(9)17)14-7-11(3)16(18)12(4)8-14/h5-8H,17-18H2,1-4H3

InChI key

UAIUNKRWKOVEES-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

3,3′,5,5′-Tetramethylbenzidine is a peroxidase sensitive dye. It is a better alternative to syringaldazine for the determination of chlorine in water due to its product stability and no interference from calcium and magnesium ions.

Packaging

100 mg in glass bottle
1, 5, 25 g in glass bottle

Application

3,3′,5,5′-Tetramethylbenzidine (TMB) is a noncarcinogenic substitute (Ames test negative) for benzidine suitable as peroxidase substrate for use in ELISA procedures. The substrate produces a soluble end product that is pale blue in color and can be read spectrophotometrically at 370 or 620-650 nm. The TMB reaction may be stopped with 2 M H2SO4 (resulting in a yellow color), and read at 450 nm. A sensitive and specific reagent for the detection of blood, assay of hemoglobin, assay of peroxidases.

storage_class_code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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