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TAPS, Sodium Salt


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Catalog #T1005
TAPS Sodium 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.
SolubilityColorless, clear, complete
Water (KF) 1%
pH (1%)10.4±0.3
Absorbance (A280) 0.02
Absorbance (A260) 0.04
DNase, RNase, Protease None Detected
CAS Number91000-53-2
Molecular FormulaC7H16NO6SNa
Molecular Weight243.3
FormSupplied as a white 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 names3-[N-tris-(hydroxymethyl)methylamino]-propanesulfonic acid Sodium Salt

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