Agent Name

Ampholine

CAS Number

37348-94-0

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Other Uses

Category

Biochemical Research

Sources/Uses

"Polyaminopolycarboxlic acids; ampholyte (buffer) system used for isoelectric focusing." [ChemIDplus] General Electric (GE) stopped producing Ampholine because of explosion risk during polyamine synthesis; "Ampholine carrier ampholytes are used in both analytical and preparative isoelectric focusing. They consist of numerous polyamino-polycarboxylic acids of low molecular weight and excellent buffering capacity." [gelifesciences.com]

Comments

Available in pH ranges from 2-10; May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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