Guanidine Thiocyanate (GuSCN)
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Stronger chaotropic agent than Guanidine Hydrochloride. Used in total RNA preparation as ‘guanidinium solution’.
Guanidine Thiocyanate is used as a common protein denaturant in the purification and extraction of mRNA, nucleic acids and proteins from cellular material, acting as a strong RNase inhibitor, protecting cellular transcripts from degradation during tissue extraction.
Appearance: White, crystalline powder
Solubility (6M, Water): Colorless, clear, complete
pH (4%): 4.5-7.0
Melting Point: 115-121ºC
Heavy Metals: 0.0001%
RNase: None Detected
DNase: None Detected
Protease: None Detected
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.