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Item # Unit Size
10 mg

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Chemical Description: 16-Mercaptohexadecanol triethyleneglycol ether

Solubility: 10 mmol/L (Ethyl alcohol, Methyl alcohol, Chloroform)
Purity: 95.0%(HPLC)
MW: 406.66, C22H46O4S

Storage Condition: -20oC, protect from metal
Shipping Condition: with blue ice

Structural Formula

Product Description
Polyethyleneglycols (PEGs) are widely used for material modifications to reduce unspecific binding of the surface. The characteristics are usually applied to Biosensor such as SPR and QCM. Because Carboxy-EG6-hexadecanethiol has 6 ethylene glycol units, 16 atoms and SH group at the end, it’s expected to be a highly oriented and stable SAM on a gold surface. This product contains carboxyl group with C16-PEG. After formation of SAM, the carboxyl group can be activated with condensing agent such as WSC (catalog code: W001) to immobilize amino functional compound or proteins. In order to reduce unspecific binding more effectively, we recommend mixing with hydroxyl terminal SAM reagent.
Example of Solvents
10 mmol/L(Ethyl alcohol, Methyl alcohol, Chloroform)

When it is difficult to take out all the powder from the container,
please add the solvent into a container and dissolve it before its use.
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