Agent Name

N-Tris(hydroxymethyl)methyl-2-aminoethanesulfonic acid

Alternative Name

TES

CAS Number

7365-44-8

Formula

C6-H15-N-O6-S

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Tris(hydroxymethyl)methyl-2-aminomethane sulfonic acid; 2-(Tris(hydroxymethyl)methylamino)ethane-1-sulphonic acid; Ethanesulfonic acid, 2-((2-hydroxy-1,1-bis(hydroxymethyl)ethyl)amino)-; N-Tris(hydroxymethyl)methyl-2-aminomethane sulfonate; TES [ChemIDplus] 2-[[2-Hydroxy-1,1-bis(hydroxymethyl)ethyl]amino]ethanesulfonic acid; N-[2-Hydroxy-1,1-bis(hydroxymethyl)ethyl]taurine; [Merck Index]

Category

Biological Buffers

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White odorless crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a biological buffer; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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