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P5188 Sigma-Aldrich

TWEEN® 80

for molecular biology, syrup

Synonym: POE (20) sorbitan monooleate, Polyethylene glycol sorbitan monooleate, Polyoxyethylenesorbitan monooleate, Polysorbate 80

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals, Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Culture, Core Bioreagents, Detergents,
grade   for molecular biology
description   non-ionic
form   syrup
mol wt   average mol wt 1310
composition   Oleic acid, ≥58.0% (balance primarily linoleic, palmitic, and stearic acids)
CMC   0.012 mM
transition temp   cloud point 65  °C
density   1.06 g/mL at 25 °C
HLB   15
suitability   molecular biology tested
foreign activity   DNAse (Exonuclease Detection), NICKase (Endonuclease Detection), RNAse, none detected

Description

General description

TWEEN 80 is a polyethylene sorbitol ester and has a molecular weight of 1.31 kDa. It is useful as a stabilizer and emulsifier commercially. It is known to be used in ice-cream for its drying property.

Packaging

100 mL in poly bottle

Application

Non-ionic detergent used for selective protein extraction and isolation of nuclei from mammalian cell lines.

Legal Information

TWEEN is a registered trademark of Croda International PLC

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
WG2932500
Flash Point(F) 
>235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
>113 °C

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Setting the Standard for Solid Formulation
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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