Technical Data
G9020
Guanidine Thiocyanate (GuSCN)
250g
500g
2.5Kg
10Kg
Biochemicals Storage: RTShipping: RT
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.

Purity: 99%
Appearance: White, crystalline powder
Solubility: Colorless, clear, complete
Absorbance:
280nm: 0.1
410nm: 0.05
Melting Point: 120 ± 2.5°C
Iron: 0.0001%
Heavy Metals: 0.0001%
RNase: None Detected
DNase: None Detected
Protease: None Detected

CAS Number:
593-84-0

Molecular Formula:
CH5N3•HSCN

Molecular Weight:
118.16
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.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.