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Formamide & Deionized Formamide

By MP Biomedicals

Molecular biology grade

Formamide is used in molecular biology as a denaturing agent for nucleic acids in gel electrophoresis or hybridization experiments. In this latter case the role of formamide is to decrease the temperature necessary for the reassociation of complementary nucleic acids.

CAS No: 75-12-7
MW: ˜400,000g/mol
UN No: 2810
EC No: 200-842-0

Specifications for Formamide:

Appearance: Clear colorless solution
Assay: > 99.0 %
A260 (0.5M, H2O): < 0.05
A280 (0.5M, H2O): < 0.02
Heavy metals (as Pb): < 0.00005 %
Iron: < 0.00005 %
Zinc: < 0.0001 %
Copper: < 0.0001 %
RNase, DNase, Protease free
Filtered through 0.2µm PTFE.
Bottled under inert gas

Storage: Store at room temperature and protected from light
Risk and Safety: Hazardous material, Please refer to the material safety data sheet

Specifications for Deionized Formamide

Appearance: Clear colorless solution
Assay: > 99.5 %
Conductivity (25°C): ≤ 100µS
A260 (0.5M, H2O): < 0.05
A280 (0.5M, H2O): < 0.02
Heavy metals (as Pb): < 0.00005 %
Iron: < 0.00005 %
RNase, DNase, Protease free
Filtered through 0.2 µm PFTE
Bottled under inert gasx

Storage: Stable at +4°C


Cat.No. Name Size EA    
17-FORM0001 Formamide Mol-Bio Grade 500mL DISCONTINUED  
17-FORM0002 Formamide Mol-Bio Grade 1L DISCONTINUED  

Deionized Formamide

Cat.No. Name Size EA    
17-FORMD002 Formamide Deionized Mol-Bio Grade 500mL $227.98
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