Agent Name

2-(N-Cyclohexylamino)ethanesulfonic acid

Alternative Name

CHES

CAS Number

103-47-9

Formula

C8-H17-N-O3-S

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

CHES; N-Cyclohexyltaurine; 2-(Cyclohexylamino)ethanesulphonic acid; Ethanesulfonic acid, 2-(cyclohexylamino)-; Taurine, N-cyclohexyl- (8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Biological Buffers

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a biological buffer; [Merck Index]

Comments

A strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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