Agent Name

3-(Cyclohexylamino)-1-propanesulfonic acid

Alternative Name

CAPS

CAS Number

1135-40-6

Formula

C9-H19-N-O3-S

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

1-Propanesulfonic acid, 3-(cyclohexylamino)-; 3-Cyclohexylaminopropane-1-sulphonic acid; CAPS; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Biological Buffers

Description

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

Sources/Uses

Used as a biological buffer; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; Toxic by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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