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Molecular biology grade

Urea is a protein and nucleic acid denaturing agent. In the presence of 6 to 8 M urea, proteins denature and the polypeptide chains unfold. Urea is the recommended denaturant for sequencing reactions that require denaturing polyacrylamide gels for analysis. Recommended concentrations start at 7M.

CAS No: 57-13-6
Formula: CH4N2O
EC No: 200-315-5
MW: 60.06 g/mol


Assay: ≥ 99.5%
Heavy metals (as Pb): ≤ 0.001%
Chloride: ≤ 0.0005%
Iron: ≤ 0.001%
Cyanate: not detected
A260 (8M, H2O): ≤ 0.05
A280 (8M, H2O): ≤ 0.05
RNAse, DNAse, Protease free

Storage: stable at room temperature in a dry environment.

Cat.No. Name Size EA    
17-UREA05KG Urea 5 x 1kg DISCONTINUED  

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