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09913 Sigma-Aldrich

Ammonium persulfate

BioUltra, for molecular biology, ≥98.0% (RT)

Synonym: AP, APS, Ammonium peroxodisulfate, Ammonium peroxydisulfate, PER

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Quality Level   200
grade   for molecular biology
vapor density   7.9 (vs air)
product line   BioUltra
assay   ≥98.0% (RT)
impurities   insoluble matter, passes filter test
  phosphatases, none detected
  proteases, none detected
ign. residue   ≤0.05% (as SO4)
pH   1.0-2.5 (25 °C, 1 M in H2O)
solubility   H2O: 1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤5 mg/kg
cation traces   Al: ≤5 mg/kg
  As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
  Bi: ≤5 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
  Co: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤10 mg/kg
  Li: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
  Na: ≤500 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
  Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤5 mg/kg
absorption   cut-off at 308 nm in H2O at 1 M
suitability   in accordance for electrophoresis test
SMILES string   N.N.OS(=O)(=O)OOS(O)(=O)=O
InChI   1S/2H3N.H2O8S2/c;;1-9(2,3)7-8-10(4,5)6/h2*1H3;(H,1,2,3)(H,4,5,6)
InChI key   ROOXNKNUYICQNP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Ammonium persulfate is a strong oxidizing agent frequently used with tetramethylethylenediamine (TEMED) to catalyze the polymerization of acrylamide in making polyacrylamide gels. Ammonium persulfate is used in a variety of applications that depend upon oxidation and photooxidation reactions.

Catalyst for acrylamide gel polymerization.

Other Notes

Preparation of polyacrylamide gels - polymerization catalyst

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Target organs 
Respiratory system
RIDADR 
UN 1444 5.1 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
SE0350000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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