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Sucrose, molecular biology reagent, >99%
Sucrose can be used to prepare density gradients for cell/organelle separation. It is used as a supplement in plant, insect, and bacterial culture media. It can also be used in various enzymatic assays.
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Density gradient Media | Supplement
|Alternate Names||Beet sugar; Cane sugar; β-D-Fructofuranosyl-α-D-glucopyranoside; D-(+)-Saccharose; Sugar; α-D-Glucopyranosyl-β-D-fructofuranoside|
|Application Notes||Sucrose can be used to prepare density gradients for cell/organelle separation. It is used as a supplement in plant, insect, and bacterial culture media. It can also be used in various enzymatic assays.|
|Base Catalog Number||194018|
|Beilstein Registry Number||90825|
|Boiling Point||Decomposes (NTP, 1992)|
|Density||1.59 at 68° F (USCG, 1999)|
|Format||White Crystalline Powder|
|Grade||Molecular Biology Grade|
|Melting Point||320 to 367° F (decomposes) (NTP, 1992)|
|Molecular Weight||342.297 g/mol|
|Optical Rotation||+66.0° ± 5 (H2O, NH4OH)|
|Personal Protective Equipment||Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter|
|pH||Soln are neutral to litmus|
|Solubility||greater than or equal to 100 mg/mL at 66° F (NTP, 1992)|
|UV Visible Absorbance||OD260 (30% aq) <0.1|
|Vapor Pressure||0 mm Hg (approx) (NIOSH, 2016)|