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S5881

Sigma-Aldrich

Sodium hydroxide

reagent grade, ≥98%, pellets (anhydrous)

Synonym(s):
‘Caustic soda’
Linear Formula:
NaOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
40.00
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

reagent grade

vapor density

>1 (vs air)

vapor pressure

<18 mmHg ( 20 °C)
3 mmHg ( 37 °C)

assay

≥98%

form

pellets (anhydrous)

application(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

≤1.0% sodium carbonate

mp

318 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble 1260 g/L at 20 °C

density

2.13 g/cm3 at 20 °C

SMILES string

[OH-].[Na+]

InChI

1S/Na.H2O/h;1H2/q+1;/p-1

InChI key

HEMHJVSKTPXQMS-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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Application

  • Sodium hydroxide has been used in the staining procedure of cells.
  • It has been used in the procedure of decellularizing human amniotic membrane for cell culture.
  • It has been used for chemical inactivation of fluorophores in immunostained cells.

Packaging

500 g in poly bottle
1, 6×1 kg in poly bottle
5 kg in poly drum
Bulk packages

Pictograms

Corrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Met. Corr. 1 - Skin Corr. 1A

Storage Class Code

8B - Non-combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

BDNF Pretreatment of Human Embryonic-Derived Neural Stem Cells Improves Cell Survival and Functional Recovery After Transplantation in Hypoxic-Ischemic Stroke.
Rosenblum S et al.
Cell Transplantation, 24, 2449-2449 (2015)
A simple alkaline method for decellularizing human amniotic membrane for cell culture.
Saghizadeh M et al.
PLoS ONE, 8, e79632-e79632 (2013)
Jia-Ren Lin et al.
Nature communications, 6, 8390-8390 (2015-09-25)
Single-cell analysis reveals aspects of cellular physiology not evident from population-based studies, particularly in the case of highly multiplexed methods such as mass cytometry (CyTOF) able to correlate the levels of multiple signalling, differentiation and cell fate markers. Immunofluorescence (IF)...
Nicole von Burg et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(35), 12835-12840 (2014-08-20)
Group 3 innate lymphoid cells (ILC3s) have emerged as important cellular players in tissue repair and innate immunity. Whether these cells meaningfully regulate adaptive immune responses upon activation has yet to be explored. Here we show that upon IL-1β stimulation...
Richard J Travers et al.
Blood, 124(22), 3183-3190 (2014-09-10)
Polyphosphate (polyP) is secreted by activated platelets and has been shown to contribute to thrombosis, suggesting that it could be a novel antithrombotic target. Previously reported polyP inhibitors based on polycationic substances, such as polyethylenimine, polyamidoamine dendrimers, and polymyxin B...

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