Tris base Tris base, also known as THAM is widely used as a biological buffer or as a component of buffer formulations such as TAE (sc-296645) and TBE (sc-296650) buffers.

Tris base  (CAS 77-86-1)

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Synonym: 2-Amino-2-(hydroxymethyl)-1,3-propanediol
Application: A high quality buffer used in the range of physiological pH 7-9
CAS Number: 77-86-1
Purity: ≥99%
Molecular Weight: 121.14
Molecular Formula: C4H11NO3
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Tris base, also known as THAM, is widely used as a biological buffer or as a component of buffer formulations such as TAE (sc-296645) and TBE (sc-296650) buffers. Tris has a pKa of 8.06 and is very useful in the biology and biochemistry lab because it has buffering capabilities in the range of the typical physiological pH of most living organisms (pH 7.0-9.0). Tris has been reported to interfere with the activity of a number of enzymes, it should therefore be used carefully when studying proteins.


References

1. Kallet, R.H., et al. 2000. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 161: 1149-1153. PMID: 10764304
2. Desmarais, W.T., et al. 2002. Structure. 10: 1063-1072. PMID: 12176384
3. Ghalanbor, Z., et al. 2008. Protein Pept. Lett. 15: 212-214. PMID: 18289113
4. Sambrook, J. and Russell, D.W. 2001. Molecular Cloning: A Laboratory Manual, 3rd ed. Cold Spring Harbor, NY. CSHL Press.

Appearance :
Crystalline powder
Physical State :
Solid
Solubility :
Soluble in water (550 mg/ml), ethylene glycol (79.1 mg/ml), methanol (26 mg/ml), anhydrous ethanol (14.6 mg/ml), 95% ethanol (22 mg/ml), DMF (14 mg/ml), acetone (2 mg/ml), ethyl acetate (0.5 mg/ml), olive oil (0.4 mg/ml), chloroform (0.05 mg/ml), and alkaline solution.
pH :
useful pH range: 7.0 - 9.0
Storage :
Store at room temperature
Melting Point :
168-172° C
Boiling Point :
219-220° C at 10 mmHg
Density :
1.35 g/cm3 at 20° C
Refractive Index :
n20D 1.54 (Predicted)
pK Values :
pKa: 8.2 (at 20° C), 8.06 (at 25° C), 7.72 (at 37° C)
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
WGK Germany :
2
RTECS :
TY2900000
PubChem CID :
6503
Merck Index :
14: 9772
MDL Number :
MFCD00004679
EC Number :
201-064-4
Beilstein Registry :
741883
SMILES :
C(C(CO)(CO)N)O

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PMID: # 12124396
Hansson, LO. et al. 2002. Two sequence motifs from HIF-1alpha bind to the DNA-binding site of p53. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.. 99: 10305-10309.

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Date published: 2015-10-28
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