Agent Name

4-(2-Hydroxyethyl)piperazine-1-ethanesulfonic acid sodium salt

Alternative Name

HEPES sodium salt

CAS Number

75277-39-3

Formula

C8-H18-N2-O4-S.Na

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

HEPES sodium salt; 1-Piperazineethanesulfonic acid, 4-(2-hydroxyethyl)-, monosodium salt; 1-Piperazineethanesulfonic acid, 4-(2-hydroxyethyl)-, sodium salt (1:1); Sodium 4-(2-hydroxyethyl)piperazin-1-ylethanesulphonate; [ChemIDplus] N-(2-Hydroxyethyl)piperazine-N'-(ethanesulfonic acid)sodium salt; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Biological Buffers

Description

White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"A dipolar ionic buffer." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Piperazine and salts." See "HEPES."

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