sodium borohydride

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Sodium Borohydride

SYNONYMS: Sodium tetrahydridoborate; Borol
CAS: # 16940-66-2
EC No: 241-004-4
MDL No: MFCD00003518
SKU 02199860-CF Categories , , Tag

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Sodium Borohydride Application Notes Sodium borohydride has been used in the study of glycoprotein receptors. Cell monolayers were treated with sodium metaperiodate in sodium acetate to disrupt surface carbohydrates. Cells were then rinsed with PBS, and reduced with 50 mM sodium borohydride prepared in PBS (pH 7.4) for 30 minutes at room temperature. Nanocrystalline superlattices in gold colloid solution have been prepared by ligand-induction using AuCl3 reduced with sodium borohydride. Nucleophilic addition of hydride ion from sodium borohydride is an inexpensive alternative method for the Baylis-Hillman reaction to form [E]-a-methylcinnamic acids. 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 Chemical Synthesis | A strong reducing agent used in organic and biochemical reactions
SKU: 02199860-CF
Base Catalog Number: 199860
Alternate Names: Sodium tetrahydridoborate; Borol
Auto Ignition: ~220°C
CAS : # 16940-66-2
Density : 1.074 g/cu cm (anhydrous material)
EC No : 241-004-4
Format : Powder
Hazard Statements : H260-H301 + H311-H314
MDL No : MFCD00003518
Melting Point : >400 deg C (vacuum) (decomposes)
Molecular Formula : BH4 • Na
Molecular Weight : 33.8 g/mol
PPE : Eyeshields, Faceshields, full-face particle respirator, Gloves, respirator cartridge, respirator filter
Purity : = 98%
RTECS No : ED3325000
Safety Symbol : GHS02, GHS05, GHS06
Solubility : Soluble in "Cellosolve" ether

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