Agent Name

Ficoll

CAS Number

25702-74-3

Formula

(C12-H22-O11)x-

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

alpha-D-Glucopyranoside, beta-D-fructofuranosyl, homopolymer; [ChemIDplus] ANTI-D,-C,-E, CDE (POLYCLONAL),RH-HR CONTROL; [Immucor MSDS]

Category

Biochemical Research

Description

Clear amber liquid; Odorless; [Immucor MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Medical diagnostic reagent; [Immucor MSDS] Component of Ficoll-Paque that is used to separate blood into its components; Can be used to separate islets of Langerhans from pancreatic tissue; [Wikipedia]

Comments

A high molecular weight sucrose polymer; [ChemIDplus] May cause eye irritation; [Immucor MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

32 mm Hg

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