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TAPS Free Acid


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Catalog #T1000
TAPS is a biological buffer (zwitterionic) designed by Good, et al., and typically referred to as Good’s buffer useful in cell culture media formulations. Selection of biological buffer systems should include the following criteria exclusion by biological membranes, low absorption between 240 and 700nm, chemically stable, and stable to temperature and concentration changes.
CAS Number29915-38-6
Molecular FormulaC7H17NO6S
Molecular Weight243.3
AppearanceWhite crystalline powder
SolubilityClear, colorless and complete
Water (KF)1%
pH (1%)5.0-6.5
Absorbance (A280)0.05
Absorbance (A260)0.05
DNaseNone Detected
RNaseNone Detected
ProteaseNone Detected
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 names3-[N-tris-(hydroxymethyl)methylamino]-propanesulfonic acid

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