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CM-Dextran sodium salt


Synonym: CM-D, Carboxymethyl-dextran sodium salt



Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, CM-Dextran and Fluorescein Isothiocyanate (FITC) Conjugates, Carbohydrates, Dextrans, Polysaccharide More...
product line   BioXtra
impurities   ≤10% water
solubility   H2O: 10 mg/mL, clear, colorless
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤3500 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤200 mg/kg
cation traces   Ca: ≤500 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
  Co: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤10 mg/kg
  K: ≤500 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤100 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤10 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤10 mg/kg
λ   10 mg/mL in H2O
UV absorption   λ: 260 nm Amax: ≤0.03
  λ: 280 nm Amax: ≤0.04



Carboxymethyl-dextran (CMD) may be used as a matrix component to prepare surfaces for cell adherence and culture and in the construction of polymer membranes used in the development of biomaterials/biostructures for applications such as drug delivery.

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What is the molecular weight of Product No. 86524, CM-Dextran sodium salt?
According to our supplier, the molecular weight is 10000 - 20000 Daltons.
What is the carboxyl content of Product No. 86524, CM-Dextran sodium salt?
The carboxyl content is within the limits 1.1-1.5 mmol carboxyl/g.
What is the difference between product 86524, CM-Dextran sodium salt and the discontinued product 27560?
The two products are comparable.  They are chemically the same substance with similar testing specifications.
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