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Sodium Thioglycollate (Powder)


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Catalog #S5327
ApplicationsSuitable for use in microbiological media preparations such as Fluid Thioglycolate Medium where sterility testing for heavy metal-containing biological compounds requires deactivation via the sulfhydryl group.
Storage and StabilityStore powder at 4ºC. Opened bottles should be capped tightly and kept in a dark, low humidity environment. Hygroscopic sensitive.
CAS Number367-51-1
Molecular FormulaC2H3O2SNa
Molecular Weight114.1
Assay (%)
Supplied as a white to off-white powder.
Solubiliity (10% dH2O)Colorless, clear, complete
pH (10% Solution)
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 namesThioglycolic acid, Sodium salt; Mercaptoacetic acid, Sodium salt

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