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Cat.No. 5220 - Glycerol | C3H8O3 | CAS No. 56-81-5
Description: Widely used in sample buffer preparation
Chemical Name: 1,2,3-Propanetriol
Purity: ≥99%

Biological Activity

Widely used in sample buffer preparation.

Technical Data

M. Wt 92.09
Formula C3H8O3
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99%
CAS Number 56-81-5
PubChem ID 753
Smiles OCC(O)CO

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 92.09 1000

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 92.09. 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.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 10.86 mL 54.29 mL 108.59 mL
5 mM 2.17 mL 10.86 mL 21.72 mL
10 mM 1.09 mL 5.43 mL 10.86 mL
50 mM 0.22 mL 1.09 mL 2.17 mL

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