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Cat.No. 5216 - BIS-TRIS | C8H19NO5 | CAS No. 6976-37-0
Description: Commonly used buffering agent
Chemical Name: Bis-(2-hydroxyethyl)aminotris(hydroxymethyl)methane
Purity: ≥99%
Citations (1)

Biological Activity

Commonly used buffering agent.

Technical Data

M. Wt 209.24
Formula C8H19NO5
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99%
CAS Number 6976-37-0
PubChem ID 81462

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 418.48 2000

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 209.24. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 4.78 mL 23.9 mL 47.79 mL
5 mM 0.96 mL 4.78 mL 9.56 mL
10 mM 0.48 mL 2.39 mL 4.78 mL
50 mM 0.1 mL 0.48 mL 0.96 mL

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Cassé et al (2012) Glutamate controls tPA recycling by astrocytes, which in turn influences glutamatergic signals. J Neurosci 32 5186 PMID: 22496564

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