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Sigma-Aldrich

Magnesium chloride hexahydrate

BioUltra, ≥99.0% (KT)

Linear Formula:
MgCl2 · 6H2O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
203.30
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

product line

BioUltra

Quality Level

assay

≥99.0% (KT)

form

solid

impurities

insoluble matter, passes filter test
≤0.0002% total nitrogen (N)

pH

5.0-7.5 (25 °C, 1 M in H2O)

solubility

H2O: 1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless

anion traces

phosphate (PO43-): ≤5 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg

cation traces

Al: ≤5 mg/kg
As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
Bi: ≤5 mg/kg
Ca: ≤50 mg/kg
Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
Co: ≤5 mg/kg
Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
K: ≤2000 mg/kg
Li: ≤5 mg/kg
Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
Na: ≤3000 mg/kg
Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

λ

1 M in H2O

UV absorption

λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.030
λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.025

SMILES string

O.O.O.O.O.O.Cl[Mg]Cl

InChI

1S/2ClH.Mg.6H2O/h2*1H;;6*1H2/q;;+2;;;;;;/p-2

InChI key

DHRRIBDTHFBPNG-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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Application

  • Magnesium chloride hexahydrate has been used in wash buffer for the purification of protein from Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
  • It has been used for the preparation of extracellular (Ringer) solution for juxtacellular recording of single neurons in freely moving rats.
  • It has been used as a supplement to study effect of desiccation on bacterial viability.

Other Notes

Reconstitution of membrane processes; Strongly enhances the vinblastine-induced tubulin self-association; Component of Dulbecco′s phosphate buffered saline for tissue culture; Component of culture media for Pseudomonas. In Salmonella Enrichment Broth acc. to Rappaport, inhibits normal intestinal flora.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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