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Glycine (EP)


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Glycine is used in Tris-Glycine electrophoresis buffer formulations.
Catalog #G8160
Solubility Complete solubility in water. Slight solubility in alcohol and ether.
pH (1%) 5.9-6.5
Residue on Ignition 0.1%
Heavy Metals (Pb) 0.002%
Chloride 0.007%
Sulfate 0.0065%
Identity (IR) Conforms to reference USP
Loss on Drying (105°C for 2 hrs.) 0.2%
Hydrolyzable Substances Clear and mobile solution
Storage and Stability Glycine is stable at RT. Powder may be stored at 4°C for long term storage. Stable for 12 months after receipt at 4°C.
CAS Number56-40-6
Molecular FormulaC2H5NO2
Molecular Weight75.07
FormWhite, crystalline powder
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.
Alternate namesAminoacetic acid; Glycocol; Aminoethanoic acid

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