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P5288 Sigma-Aldrich

Polyvinylpyrrolidone

for molecular biology, nucleic acid hybridization tested, mol wt 360,000

Synonym: PVP, Polyvidone, Povidone

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Description

General description

Polyvinylpyrrolidone is a large polymer containing a carbonyl, C-N and alkyl functional groups.

Application

Polyvinylpyrrolidone has been used:
• to perform intracytoplasmic sperm injection procedure
• in the preparation of endophyte coating agent mixture, to coat creeping bentgrass seed
• as a component of prehybridization solution

Packaging

1 kg in poly drum

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Polyvinylpyrrolidone can bind to polyphenol. Thus, it is known to be used for RNA isolation from plants rich in polyphenols. It is extensively used in the synthesis of nanoparticles.

Other Notes

Polyvinylpyrrolidone is a component of Denhardt′s Solution and is included at a concentration of 1% (w/v) in the standard 50X stock solution.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
TR8370000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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