Lithium chloride solution

8 M, for molecular biology, ≥99%

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for molecular biology




8 M

anion traces

sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.01%

cation traces

Ba: ≤0.003%
Fe: ≤0.001%
K: ≤0.01%
Na: ≤0.20%
heavy metals (as Pb): ≤0.002%

foreign activity

DNase, RNase, protease, none detected

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Lithium chloride solution has been used:
  • to obtain LiClPAM3 DCs form of dendritic cell
  • in LiCl buffer preparation for immunoprecipitation
  • in the preparation of wash buffer
  • in the preparation of radioimmunoprecipitation assay (RIPA) wash buffer

May be used to selectively precipitate RNA.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Lithium chloride has the ability to block glycogen synthase kinase (GSK). It may also possess anti-inflammatory effects at low and non-toxic concentrations.

Preparation Note

Prepared with 18 megaohm water
0.2 μm filtered


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Hazard Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Micro-chromatin Immunoprecipation (muChIP) Protocol for Real-time PCR Analysis of a Limited Amount of Cells
Gillotin S and Guillemot F
Bio-protocol, 6(12), e0159986-e0159986 (2016)
RNA Chromatin Immunoprecipitation (RNA-ChIP) in Caenorhabditis elegans
Cecere G and Grishok A
Nature Structural and Molecular Biology (2014)
Allostimulatory Effects of Dendritic Cells with Characteristic Features of a Regulatory Phenotype
Kouwenberg M, et al.
PLoS ONE, 11(8), e0159986-e0159986 (2016)
mTOR and neuroinflammation
Molecules to Medicine with mTOR, 317-329 (2016)
Tong Ihn Lee et al.
Nature protocols, 1(2), 729-748 (2007-04-05)
Genome-wide location analysis, also known as ChIP-Chip, combines chromatin immunoprecipitation and DNA microarray analysis to identify protein-DNA interactions that occur in living cells. Protein-DNA interactions are captured in vivo by chemical crosslinking. Cell lysis, DNA fragmentation and immunoaffinity purification of...

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