SDS is an anionic detergent used to solubilize proteins. Creates denaturing conditions based on molecular size. Also useful in the preparation of genomic DNA from bacteria. Also supplied as a 20% w/v sterile-filtered solution, see S5010-01. Synonyms: Sulfuric Acid Monododecyl Ester Sodium Salt, Dodecyl Sodium Sulfate, Dodecyl Sulfate Sodium Salt, Lauryl Sodium Sulfate, Lauryl Sulfate Sodium, Lauryl Sulfate Sodium Salt, Sodium 1-Dodecanol Sulfate, Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate, Sodium Dodecyl Sulphate, Sodium lauryl sulfate, Sodium lauryl sulphate, Sodium monolauryl sulfate, Sodium n-Dodecyl Sulfate, Sulfuric Acid Dodecyl Ester Sodium Salt, Sulfuric Acid Monododecyl Ester Sodium Salt, CAS No: 151-21-3, Molecular Formula: C12H25O4SNa, Molecular Weight: 288.38, Appearance: White, crystalline powder, Purity: >99.5%, Solubility (0.1g, 10ml ethanol): Clear, colorless, complete, C12 Content: >98.5%, Absorbance: A230: <0.4, A280: <0.1, A230-350: <0.1, A405: <0.01, pH (1%): 6.0-7.5, Moisture: <1%, Phosphate: <0.0001%, Chloride: <0.03%, Lead: <0.0002%, Iron: <0.0001%, Heavy Metals (Pb): <0.001%, Free Fatty Alcohols: <0.2%, Inorganic Salts: <0.1%, Unsulfated Matter: <1%, DNase @1.5mg/ml: None Detected, Storage: RT, Protease: None Detected, Important Note: This product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.