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Glycerol

Glycerol

Synonyms Glycerin; Glycerine; 1,2,3-Propanetriol; Glyceritol; Glycyl alcohol; Grocolene; Osmoglyn; Trihydroxypropane; 1,2,3-Trihydroxypropane

CAS Number: 56-81-5 Molecular Formula: C3H8O3 Molecular Weight: 92.094 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 635685 EC Number: 200-289-5 MDL Number: MFCD00004722

SKU 02195204-CF
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Description

Product Description

Glycerol

Application Notes

Glycerol is used in the concentration and storage of enzymes. Also prevents back-diffusion and protein samples into the buffer. It is an osmotic agent with lubricating and moisturizing properties and has a long list of applications. It is also used to aid in casting gradient gels and as a protein stabilizer and storage buffer component.

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.

Key Applications

Storage of enzymes | Substrate | protein purification

Specifications
SKU 02195204-CF
Alternate Names Glycerin; Glycerine; 1,2,3-Propanetriol; Glyceritol; Glycyl alcohol; Grocolene; Osmoglyn; Trihydroxypropane; 1,2,3-Trihydroxypropane
Application Notes Glycerol is used in the concentration and storage of enzymes. Also prevents back-diffusion and protein samples into the buffer. It is an osmotic agent with lubricating and moisturizing properties and has a long list of applications. It is also used to aid in casting gradient gels and as a protein stabilizer and storage buffer component.
Auto Ignition 698° F (USCG, 1999)
Base Catalog Number 195204
Beilstein Registry Number 635685
Boiling Point 554° F at 760 mm Hg (decomposes) (NTP, 1992)
CAS # 56-81-5
Density 1.261 at 68° F (USCG, 1999)
EC Number 200-289-5
Flash Point 320° F (NTP, 1992)
Grade Higly Purified
Melting Point 64° F (NTP, 1992)
Molecular Formula C3H8O3
Molecular Weight 92.094 g/mol
Partition Coefficient log Kow = -1.76 (Lit.)
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves
pH Neutral to litmus
Purity ≥99%
Refractive Index n20/D 1.4746 (Lit.)
RTECS Number MA8050000
Solubility greater than or equal to 100 mg/mL at 64° F (NTP, 1992)
Specific Gravity 1.2604 at 25 °C (Lit.)
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.
Vapor Density 3.17 (NTP, 1992) (Relative to Air)
Vapor Pressure 0.0025 mm Hg at 122° F ; 40 mm Hg at 388° F (NTP, 1992)