Agent Name

3-(Cyclohexylamino)-2-hydroxy-1-propanesulfonic acid

CAS Number

73463-39-5

Formula

C9-H19-N-O4-S

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

CAPSO compound; 1-Propanesulfonic acid, 3-(cyclohexylamino)-2-hydroxy-; [ChemIDplus] CAPSO; CAPSO Free Acid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Biological Buffers

Description

White crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"CAPS is the common name for N-cyclohexyl-3-aminopropanesulfonic acid, a chemical used as buffering agent in biochemistry. The similar substance N-cyclohexyl-2-hydroxyl-3-aminopropanesulfonic acid (CAPSO) is also used as buffering agent in biochemistry." [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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