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Guanidine Hydrochloride


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Guanidine Hydrochloride is used as a common protein denaturant in the purification and extraction of mRNA, nucleic acids and proteins from cellular material. It acts as a strong RNase inhibitor, protecting cellular transcripts from degradation during tissue extraction.
Catalog #G9010
Residue on Ignition 0.05%
pH As Reported
Absorbance (260nm) 0.03
Lead (Pb) 0.00005%
Arsenic 0.00005%
Iron 0.0002%
RNase None Detected
DNase None Detected
Protease None Detected
CAS Number50-01-1
Molecular FormulaCH5N3•HCl
Molecular Weight95.53
FormWhite, crystalline powder
Solubility (6M)Colorless, clear, complete
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 namesAminomethanamidine hydrochloride,Aminoformamidine hydrochloride, Carbamidine hydrochloride, Guanidine chloride, Guanidinium chloride, Guanidinium hydrochloride, Iminourea

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