Agent Name

2-(N-Morpholino)ethanesulfonic acid

Alternative Name

MES

CAS Number

4432-31-9

Formula

C6-H13-N-O4-S

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

MES; 2-(4-Morpholinyl)ethanesulfonic acid; 2-Morpholinoethanesulfonic acid; 4-Morpholinethanesulfonic acid; Ethanesulfonic acid, 2-morpholino-; MES (buffering agent); Morpholineethanesulfonic acid; Morpholino-N-ethylsulfonate; Morpholinoethanesulfonic acid; 2-Morpholinoethanesulphonic acid; 4-Morpholineethanesulfonic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Biological Buffers

Description

Colorless solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a biological buffer; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Aldrich MSDS] See "Morpholine."

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