M9671

Sigma-Aldrich

Hexylene glycol

BioXtra, ≥99% (GC)

Synonym(s):
(±)-2-Methyl-2,4-pentanediol, MPD
Linear Formula:
CH3CH(OH)CH2C(CH3)2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
118.17
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1098298
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

Quality Level

vapor density

4.1 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.02 mmHg ( 20 °C)

product line

BioXtra

assay

≥99% (GC)

form

liquid (or viscous liquid)

expl. lim.

7.4 %

impurities

≤0.0005% Phosphorus (P)

ign. residue

≤0.1%

refractive index

n20/D 1.427 (lit.)

bp

197 °C (lit.)

mp

−40 °C (lit.)

density

0.925 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤0.05%
sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.05%

cation traces

Al: ≤0.0005%
Ca: ≤0.0005%
Cu: ≤0.0005%
Fe: ≤0.0005%
K: ≤0.005%
Mg: ≤0.0005%
NH4+: ≤0.05%
Na: ≤0.005%
Pb: ≤0.001%
Zn: ≤0.0005%

SMILES string

CC(O)CC(C)(C)O

InChI

1S/C6H14O2/c1-5(7)4-6(2,3)8/h5,7-8H,4H2,1-3H3

InChI key

SVTBMSDMJJWYQN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

201.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

94 °C - closed cup

Catherine Michaux et al.
Journal of molecular biology, 375(5), 1477-1488 (2007-12-18)
Sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS) is a highly effective and widely used protein denaturant. We show that certain amphipathic cosolvents such as 2-methyl-2,4-pentanediol (MPD) can protect proteins from SDS denaturation, and in several cases can refold proteins from the SDS-denatured state....
Fabio Capuano et al.
Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 13(8), 3319-3327 (2010-12-25)
The mutual diffusion coefficients for two aqueous ternary systems, both containing a protein, human serum albumin (HSA, component 1), were measured. The first system contained a neutral polymer, polyethylene glycol (PEG, component 2), and the second an "organic solvent", 2-methyl-2,4-pentanediol...
Jose Antonio Cuesta-Seijo et al.
Structure (London, England : 1993), 18(9), 1210-1219 (2010-09-10)
Enzymatic reactions involving bilayer lipids occur in an environment with strict physical and topological constraints. The integral membrane enzyme PagP transfers a palmitoyl group from a phospholipid to lipid A in order to assist Escherichia coli in evading host immune...
Armando G Villaseñor et al.
Acta crystallographica. Section D, Biological crystallography, 68(Pt 8), 893-900 (2012-08-08)
Focused acoustic energy allows accurate and precise liquid transfer on scales from picolitre to microlitre volumes. This technology was applied in protein crystallization, successfully transferring a diverse set of proteins as well as hundreds of precipitant solutions from custom and...
Yoshikazu Tanaka et al.
Protein science : a publication of the Protein Society, 20(2), 448-456 (2011-02-01)
Staphylococcal α-hemolysin is expressed as a water-soluble monomeric protein and assembles on membranes to form a heptameric pore structure. The heptameric pore structure of α-hemolysin can be prepared from monomer in vitro only in the presence of deoxycholate detergent micelles...

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