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Urea, High Purity Grade

Supplier: VWR

Synonyms: CarbamideCarbonyldiamide
0568-2.5KG 0568-1KG 0568-10KG 0568-12KG 0568-100G 0568-5KG 0568-500G
Commonly used to denature nucleic acids for electrophoresis and to study the secondary and tertiary structure of proteins. Effective for maintaining DNA in a highly denatured state during sequencing protocols, urea is also useful for accelerating the activity of Proteinase K digestions. Effectively denatures RNA. For use in nucleic electrophoresis applications.

Formula: NH₂CONH₂
MW: 60.06 g/mol
Boiling Pt: 197 °C (1013 hPa)
Melting Pt: 132,7 °C
Density: 1.34 g/cm³ (20 °C)
Storage Temperature: Ambient
MDL Number: MFCD00008022
CAS Number: 57-13-6
EINECS: 200-315-5
REACH: 01-2119463277-33
Merck Index: 13,09935
Specification Test Results
Abs.@280nm (5M, Water) < 0.05
Biuret Test Pass
Chloride <= 0.0005%
Cyanate <= 0.002%
DNase none detected
Heavy Metals (as Pb) <= 0.0005%
Insolubles <= 0.005%
Iron <= 0.0001%
Melting Point 132°C - 135°C
Protease none detected
Purity >= 99.5%
RNase none detected
Solubility (5M, Water) Pass




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500 g VWRV0568-500G 0568.500G Each Retrieving Restricted
1 kg VWRV0568-1KG 0568.1KG Each Retrieving Restricted
2.5 kg VWRV0568-2.5KG 0568.2.5KG Each Retrieving Restricted
5 kg VWRV0568-5KG 0568.5KG Each Retrieving Restricted
10 kg VWRV0568-10KG 0568.10KG Each Retrieving Restricted
12 kg VWRV0568-12KG 0568.12KG Each Retrieving Restricted
100 g VWRV0568-100G 0568.100G Each Retrieving Restricted
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