Fluorinert FC-70

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used in density gradient studies

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1.93 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

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Fluorinert FC-70 has been used to reduce the adherence of large trypsin:N-amidinopiperidine crystals to the well. It has also been used as a fluorocarbon oil for microinjection of oocytes.
For use as a high density chase solution in density gradient studies.


25, 100 mL in glass bottle
Packaged and distributed by Sigma-Aldrich

Other Notes

Fluorinert FC-70 is a liquid mixture of completely fluorinated aliphatic compounds.

Legal Information

Fluorinert is a trademark of 3M Company

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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Not applicable

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Not applicable

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Certificate of Origin

Quantitative microinjection of oocytes, eggs, and embryos
Jaffe LA and Terasaki M
Methods in Cell Biology, 74, 219-242 (2004)
Microinjection: Methods and Applications (2016)
Alexandra Colin et al.
The Journal of cell biology, 219(3) (2020-01-18)
Nucleus centering in mouse oocytes results from a gradient of actin-positive vesicle activity and is essential for developmental success. Here, we analyze 3D model simulations to demonstrate how a gradient in the persistence of actin-positive vesicles can center objects of...
Intriguing role of water in protein-ligand binding studied by neutron crystallography on trypsin complexes
Schiebel J, et al.
Nature Communications, 9 (2018)

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