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E6760 Sigma

Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid ferric sodium salt

BioReagent, plant cell culture tested, crystalline

Synonym: EDTA iron(III) sodium salt, Edathamil, Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid iron(III) sodium salt, Komplexon II



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grade   for molecular biology
product line   BioReagent
form   crystalline
suitability   plant cell culture tested
storage temp.   room temp



100, 500 g in poly bottle


Used to eliminate enzyme inhibition by traces of heavy metals, and to inhibit enzymes that require divalent cations as cofactors. Iron-EDTA enhances damage due to reactive oxygen species, such as depletion of reduced glutathione, formation of methemoglobin, and lipid peroxidation.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Chelates divalent cations.

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Komplexon is a trademark of CU Chemie Uetikon AG

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NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


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Certificate of Origin

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How can E6760, EDTA iron(III) sodium salt, be dissolved?
The product E6760 had a solubility assay conducted using 50mg/mL of water, yielding a clear to slightly hazy yellow to brown solution.
What is the difference between Product E6760, EDTA iron(III) sodium salt,and Product EDFS?  
The E6760 has been plant cell culture tested.
What is the iron content of Product E6760, EDTA iron(III) sodium salt?
Essentially all of the iron is chelated in this product. E6760 has an iron content assay as part of its specification with an iron content of 13.7-18.7%. The theoretical iron content is 15.2%, so there is little if any free iron in this product.  The EDTA and iron in E6760 are present in a 1:1 molar ratio. The exact iron content is lot specific and is stated on the Certificate of Analysis for each lot.
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