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O-Phthalaldehyde

O-Phthalaldehyde

Synonyms 2-Carboxybenzaldehyde; Phthaldialdehyde; o-Phthalic dicarboxaldehyde; Benzene-1,2-dicarboxaldehyde; OPA

CAS Number: 643-79-8 Molecular Formula: C8H6O2 Molecular Weight: 134.134 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 878317 EC Number: 211-402-2 MDL Number: MFCD00003335

SKU 02102648-CF
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Description

Product Description

O-Phthalaldehyde

Application Notes

o-Phthalaldehyde is used for precolumn derivatization of amino acids for HPLC separation and for flow cytometric measurements of protein thiol groups. Used for fluorometric determination of histamine, histidine and other amino acids. Also used for cholesterol assay in the picomole range.

Usage Statement

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Key Applications

Detection reagent for amino acid analysis

Specifications
SKU 02102648-CF
Alternate Names 2-Carboxybenzaldehyde; Phthaldialdehyde; o-Phthalic dicarboxaldehyde; Benzene-1,2-dicarboxaldehyde; OPA
Application Notes o-Phthalaldehyde is used for precolumn derivatization of amino acids for HPLC separation and for flow cytometric measurements of protein thiol groups. Used for fluorometric determination of histamine, histidine and other amino acids. Also used for cholesterol assay in the picomole range.
Base Catalog Number 102648
Beilstein Registry Number 878317
CAS # 643-79-8
EC Number 211-402-2
Format Crystals
Hazard Statements H301-H314-H317-H400
Molecular Formula C8H6O2
Molecular Weight 134.134 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Faceshields, full-face respirator, Gloves, Goggles, respirator filter
Purity ≥98%
RTECS Number TH6950000
Safety Symbol GHS05, GHS06, GHS09
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.