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59085 Sigma-Aldrich

3-Methylbutanol

BioUltra, for molecular biology, ≥99.0% (GC)

Synonym: 3-Methyl-1-butanol, Isoamyl alcohol, Isopentyl alcohol

  • CAS Number 123-51-3

  • Linear Formula (CH3)2CHCH2CH2OH

  • Molecular Weight 88.15

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1718835

  •  EC Number 204-633-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00002934

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57651669

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Properties

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grade   for molecular biology
InChI Key   PHTQWCKDNZKARW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
product line   BioUltra
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
form   liquid
impurities   DNases, none detected
  RNases, none detected
  insoluble matter, passes filter test
  phosphatases, none detected
  proteases, none detected
  ≤0.01% free acid (as CH3COOH)
evapn. residue   ≤0.003%
refractive index   n20/D 1.407
density   0.809 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)
cation traces   Al: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Ba: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Bi: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤0.05 mg/kg
  Co: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  K: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Li: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Mo: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Na: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Sr: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤0.1 mg/kg
λ   neat
UV absorption   λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.06
  λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.06

Description

Other Notes

Reduces interface between 2 phases

Application

Isoamyl alcohol (3-methylbutanol) may be used as a protein denaturation component of various RNA and DNA extraction and purification protocols. Isoamyl alcohol is frequently used together with phenol and or chloroform in nucleic acid preparation protocols.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN1105 - class 3 - PG 3 - Pentanols
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
EL5425000
Flash Point(F) 
109.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
43 °C
Protocols & Articles

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MSMLS Online Plate Map

Metabolite descriptors included with the software download upon purchase of the product include: Name, Parent CID, molecular formula, molecular weight, CAS, ChEBI, HMDB ID, PubChem Compound and Subst...
Keywords: Mass spectrometry, Metabolites

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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