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C3011 Sigma-Aldrich

Cesium chloride

Grade I, ≥99.0%

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Properties

Related Categories Cell Biology, Centrifugation Media, Core Bioreagents, Density Gradient Media and Cell Separation, Hematology and Histology,
InChI Key   AIYUHDOJVYHVIT-UHFFFAOYSA-M
type   Grade I
assay   ≥99.0%
mp   645 °C (lit.)

Description

Application

Cesium chloride has been used as a component of pipette solution, to record mechanosensitive currents in dorsal root ganglia neurons. It has been used in patch clamping to study neurons in intact myenteric ganglia.

Used for the preparation of electrically conducting glasses. Used to make solutions for the separation of RNA from DNA by density gradient centrifugation.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

25, 50, 100, 250, 500 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Oral intake of cesium chloride is known to increase the pH in cancer cells. Mild toxicity of cesium chloride might cause hypotension, gastrointestinal distress, numbness and syncope. It also leads to severe hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia, acute heart attack and polymorphic ventricular tachycardia in episodes.

Quality

Solutions may contain a slight haze.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
FK9625000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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References

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