Ethylenediamine, tetraacetic acid

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Ethylenediamine Tetraacetic Acid

SYNONYMS: EDTA; (Ethylenedinitrilo)tetraacetic acid; Edathamil; Ethylenedinitrilotetraacetic acid
CAS: # 6381-92-6
MOLECULAR WEIGHT: 372.238 g/mol
EC No: 200-449-4
MDL No: MFCD00003541
SKU 02152521-CF Categories , , Tag


Ethylenediamine Tetraacetic Acid Application Notes Ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid (EDTA) is a calcium chelator used to eliminate inhibition of enzyme catalyzed reactions due to traces of heavy metals. For use as an anticoagulant, disodium or tripotassium salts of EDTA are most commonly used. EDTA prevents platelet aggregation and is therefore the preferred anticoagulant for platelet counts. It is an inhibitor of metalloproteases and metal-activated proteases. It acts as a chelator of the zinc ion in the active site of metalloproteases, but EDTA can also inhibit other metal ion-dependent proteases such as calcium-dependent cysteine proteases. EDTA interferes with biological processes which are metal-dependent. It is a buffer component. Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department. Key Applications Chelating agent | Buffer Component
SKU: 02152521-CF
Base Catalog Number: 152521
Alternate Names: 152521
Beilstein Registration No : 1716295
CAS : # 6381-92-6
EC No : 200-449-4
Flash Point : is> 100 deg C,
Format : Powder
Grade : ACS
Hazard Statements : H319
MDL No : MFCD00003541
Molecular Formula : C10H16N2O8
Molecular Weight : 372.238 g/mol
pKa : 2.0, 2.7, 6.2, 10.3 (Lit.)
PPE : Dust mask, Eyeshields, Gloves
Purity : =99.4%
RTECS No : AH4025000
Safety Symbol : GHS07
Solubility : In water, 1.0X10+6 mg/L (miscible) at 25 deg C (est)
Typical Working Concentration : EDTA is an inhibitor of metalloproteases and metal-activated proteases at an effective concentration of 1-10 µM.
Vapor Pressure : 7.57X10-17 mm Hg at 25 deg C (est)

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