Glutaraldehyde, 25% aq. soln.
Brand: Alfa Aesar A17876.AP
Code : NEW
Additional Details : CAS Number : 111-30-8 Weight : 0.50300kg Transport : UN number : 2922 Chem class : 8 Pack group : III
Glutaraldehyde is used for cross-linking proteins and polyhydroxy materials. Also used as a fixative for tissues and as an amine-reactive homobifunctional crosslinker and as a disinfectant for medical equipment. It is also used in coupling reaction of biotin hydrazides to nucleic acids which is useful for conjugating fluorescent hydrazides and hydroxylamines to DNA and for stabilization ofproteins on agarose beads,activation of polystyrene and glass, for immobilization of antibodies and antigens. It is a disinfectant, which is rapidly effective against vegetative forms of Gram-positiveand Gram-negative bacteria.
Miscible with water, ethanol, benzene, ether, acetone, dichloromethane, ethylacetate, isopropanol, n-hexane and toluene.
Heat and air sensitive. Incompatible with strong acids, strong bases and strong oxidizing agents.