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U4884

Sigma-Aldrich

Urea

meets USP testing specifications

Synonym(s):
Carbonyldiamide, Carbamide
Linear Formula:
NH2CONH2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
60.06
Beilstein:
635724
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.75

Quality Level

agency

USP/NF
meets USP testing specifications

assay

98.0-102.0%

form

solid

mp

132-135 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: soluble 480 g/L at 20 °C

density

1.335 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

SMILES string

NC(N)=O

InChI

1S/CH4N2O/c2-1(3)4/h(H4,2,3,4)

InChI key

XSQUKJJJFZCRTK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

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Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle
100, 500 g in poly bottle
5 kg in poly drum

Application

Used for the denaturation of proteins and as a mild solubilization agent for insoluble or denatured proteins. Useful for renaturing proteins from samples already denatured with 6 M guanidine chloride such as inclusion bodies. May be used with guanidine hydrochloride and dithiothreitrol (DTT) in the refolding of denatured proteins into their native or active form.

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

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Florin Sasarman et al.
Human molecular genetics, 24(10), 2841-2847 (2015-02-06)
Addition of the trinucleotide cytosine/cytosine/adenine (CCA) to the 3' end of transfer RNAs (tRNAs) is essential for translation and is catalyzed by the enzyme TRNT1 (tRNA nucleotidyl transferase), which functions in both the cytoplasm and mitochondria. Exome sequencing revealed TRNT1
Gurudayal et al.
Nano letters, 15(6), 3833-3839 (2015-05-06)
Photoelectrochemical water splitting half reactions on semiconducting photoelectrodes have received much attention but efficient overall water splitting driven by a single photoelectrode has remained elusive due to stringent electronic and thermodynamic property requirements. Utilizing a tandem configuration wherein the total
L Li et al.
Cell death and differentiation, 22(7), 1081-1093 (2014-12-20)
P53 is critically important in preventing oncogenesis but its role in inflammation in general and in the function of inflammatory macrophages in particular is not clear. Here, we show that bone marrow-derived macrophages exhibit endogenous p53 activity, which is increased
G L French et al.
Lancet (London, England), 2(8551), 117-119 (1987-07-18)
Tuberculostearic acid, a structural component of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, was identified by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry with selected ion monitoring in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) from 13 patients with proven and 8 out of 9 patients with suspected tuberculous meningitis; the negative result
Annette Bahlinger et al.
Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), 53(33), 8779-8783 (2014-03-20)
β-Amino thioesters are important natural building blocks for the synthesis of numerous bioactive molecules. An organocatalyzed Mannich reaction was developed which provides direct and highly stereoselective access to acyclic β(2)- and β(2,3,3)-amino thioesters with adjacent tertiary and quaternary stereocenters. Mechanistic

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