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E1769

Sigma-Aldrich

N-(3-Dimethylaminopropyl)-N′-ethylcarbodiimide hydrochloride

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Synonym(s):
N-Ethyl-N′-(3-dimethylaminopropyl)carbodiimide hydrochloride, EDAC, EDC, EDC hydrochloride, WSC hydrochloride
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C8H17N3 · HCl
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
191.70
Beilstein:
5764110
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

product line

BioXtra

Quality Level

form

powder

impurities

≤0.005% Phosphorus (P)
≤0.1% Insoluble matter

ign. residue

≤0.1%

mp

110-115 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 0.5 M, clear to very slightly hazy, colorless to very faintly yellow

anion traces

sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.05%

cation traces

Al: ≤0.0005%
Ca: ≤0.0005%
Cu: ≤0.0005%
Fe: ≤0.0005%
K: ≤0.005%
Mg: ≤0.0005%
NH4+: ≤0.05%
Na: ≤0.005%
Pb: ≤0.001%
Zn: ≤0.0005%

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

Cl.CCN=C=NCCCN(C)C

InChI

1S/C8H17N3.ClH/c1-4-9-8-10-6-5-7-11(2)3;/h4-7H2,1-3H3;1H

InChI key

FPQQSJJWHUJYPU-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

N-(3-Dimethylaminopropyl)-N′-ethylcarbodiimide hydrochloride has been used:
  • for post-fixation and crosslinking of small ribonucleic acid (RNAs) species from formalin fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissues, for fluorescent in situ hybridisation (FISH) and immunofluorescence (IF) signals
[64]
  • for cross-linking of nanofiber matrices with mouse lung extract
  • [27]
  • for activation of substrate XNA oligonucleotides
  • [28]

    Packaging

    1, 5, 10, 25 g in poly bottle

    Biochem/physiol Actions

    Water soluble condensing reagent. EDAC is generally utilized as a carboxyl activating agent for amide bonding with primary amines. In addition, it will react with phosphate groups. EDAC has been used in peptide synthesis; crosslinking proteins to nucleic acids; and preparation of immunoconjugates as examples. Typically, EDAC is utilized in the pH range 4.0-6.0 without buffers. In particular, amine and carboxylate buffers should be avoided.

    Signal Word

    Danger

    Hazard Classifications

    Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Skin Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1 - STOT RE 2 Oral

    Storage Class Code

    6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

    WGK

    WGK 3

    Flash Point(F)

    Not applicable

    Flash Point(C)

    Not applicable

    Personal Protective Equipment

    dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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