Technical Data
016953
2-Methylimidazole
10g
Biochemicals Storage: 4CShipping: RT
2-Methylimidazole is a monomethylated imidazole that can be used as a building block in the preparation of a wide range of biologically active compounds. 2-Methylimidazole as well as other imidazoles can be use as catalyst for refolding of enhanced coloured fluorescent protein. 2-Methylimidazole has been identified as a byproduct of fermentation and is detected in foods and mainstream and side-stream tobacco smoke.

Form:
White Solid

Melting Point:
142-145C


Solubility:
Chloroform, Methanol

CAS Number:
693-98-1

Molecular Formula:
C4H6N2

Molecular Weight:
82.1
Important Note: This 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. Toxicity and Hazards:All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
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Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.