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B81255 Sigma-Aldrich

N-Bromosuccinimide

ReagentPlus®, 99%

Synonym: NBS

  • CAS Number 128-08-5

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C4H4BrNO2

  • Molecular Weight 177.98

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 113916

  •  EC Number 204-877-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00005510

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57653959

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Properties

Related Categories Active Esters/Additives, Bromination, C-X Bond Formation (Halogen), Chemical Biology, Chemical Synthesis,
grade   ReagentPlus®
InChI Key   PCLIMKBDDGJMGD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   99%
mp   175-180 °C (dec.) (lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Application

Common brominating agent. Oxidizes silyl ethers to aldehydes in the presence of AIBN.

Versatile brominating agent. For the oxidation of tryptophan though tyrosine, histidine and methionine residues may be oxidized to a lesser extent. Also used for the modification of ribosomal sulfhydryl groups.

Packaging

1, 5 kg in poly bottle

100, 250, 500 g in poly bottle

5 g in glass bottle

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