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01700 Sigma-Aldrich

Acrylamide

purum, ≥98.0% (GC)

Synonym: 2-Propenamide, Acrylic acid amide

  • CAS Number 79-06-1

  • Linear Formula CH2=CHCONH2

  • Molecular Weight 71.08

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 605349

  •  EC Number 201-173-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00008032

  •  eCl@ss 39031205

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329747349

  •  NACRES NB.22

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Properties

Related Categories Acrylamides, Core Bioreagents, Life Science Reagents for Protein Electrophoresis, Research Essentials
Quality Level   200
vapor density   2.45 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.03 mmHg ( 40 °C)
grade   purum
assay   ≥98.0% (GC)
bp   125 °C/25 mmHg (lit.)
mp   81-87 °C
  82-86 °C (lit.)
solubility   water: soluble 200 g/L at 20 °C
storage temp.   room temp
SMILES string   NC(=O)C=C
InChI   1S/C3H5NO/c1-2-3(4)5/h2H,1H2,(H2,4,5)
InChI key   HRPVXLWXLXDGHG-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Acrylamide is used for preparing slab gel gradients for PAGE (Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis).

Biochem/physiol Actions

Acrylamide is a reactive, water soluble vinyl monomer. It causes a decrease in the number of neuritis per cell as well as reduces the rate of protein synthesis.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
RIDADR 
UN 2074 6.1 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
AS3325000
Flash Point(F) 
280.4 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
138 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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