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84510

Sigma-Aldrich

Saponin

used as non-ionic surfactant

CAS Number:
EC Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

form

powder

composition

Sapogenin, 8-25%

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
protein quantification: suitable

CMC

0.001-0.01%

density

1.015-1.020 g/mL at 20 °C (5% in H2O)(lit.)

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General description

Saponins are phytochemical with structural diversity and with various biological activities. It is found in various plants and are isolated for its various properties which make them ideal for antidiabetic remedy.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Saponins are nonionic surfactant that forms oil-in-water emulsions and acts as a protective colloid. They are used for the direct determination of metals in milk by flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry. Saponins are also used in permeabilization of cell membranes and separation of low molecular weight contaminants, and as an adjuvant in vaccine development.

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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