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A16241 Polyethylene glycol 1,500

CAS Number
25322-68-3
Synonyms
PEG 1500

Polyethylene glycol 1,500

MDL
MFCD01779609
EINECS
500-038-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
H(OCH2CH2)nOH
Melting point
44-48°
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water and organic solvents. Insoluble in aliphatic hydrocarbons.

Applications

Cell fusion induced by polyethylene glycol(PEG) has become a standard method in somatic cell genetics. PEG promoted cell fusion is involved in the production of hybridoma cells.

Notes

M.W. range 1,300-1,600. Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Alvarenga, B. G.; Virtuoso, L. S.; Lemes, N. H. T; da Silva, L. A.; Mesquita, A. F.; Nascimento, K. S.; Mendes da Silva, L. H. Measurement and Correlation of the Phase Equilibrium of Aqueous Two-Phase Systems Composed of Polyethylene (glycol) 1500 or 4000+ Sodium Sulfite+ Water at Different Temperatures. J. Chem. Eng. Data 2014, 59 (2), 382-390.

de Sa Costa, B., Rojas, E. E. G.; Coimbra, J. S. D. R.; Teixeira, J. A.; Romero, J. T. Density, refractive index, apparent specific volume, and electrical conductivity of aqueous solutions of poly (ethylene glycol) 1500 at different temperatures. J. Chem. Eng. Data 2014, 59 (2), 339-345.

Other References

Merck
14,7568
Harmonized Tariff Code
3907.20
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
TQ4030000

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