Agent Name

Polyhistidine

CAS Number

26062-48-6

Formula

(C6-H9-N3-O2)x-

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Poly(L-histidine); L-Histidine, homopolymer; [ChemIDplus] Poly-L-histidine; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Amino Acids and Derivatives

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

"Polyhistidine fusion tag, usually consisting of six consecutive histidines added to the end of a protein, allows easy purification with metal-chelate resins." [ChemIDplus] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] "See Histidine."

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