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J61587 MES, 1.0M buffer soln., pH 6.5

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J61587-AK 250ml 96.00
J61587-AP 500ml 149.00
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MES, 1.0M buffer soln., pH 6.5


Chemical Properties

Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Miscible with water.


MES is used as a buffering agent in biology and biochemistry. It is utilized for resolving very small proteins on bis-tris gels. It is mainly used as a biological buffer in plant cell cultures. Buffer solutions are used as a means of keeping pH at a nearly constant value in a wide variety of chemical applications.


Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Camargo, T. P.; Maia, F. F.; Chaves, C.; de Souza, B.; Bortoluzzi, A. J.; Castilho, N.; Bortolotto, T.; Terenzi, H.; Castellano, E. E.; Haase, W.; Tomkowicz, Z.; Peralta, R. A.; Neves, A. Synthesis, characterization, hydrolase and catecholase activity of a dinuclear iron (III) complex: Catalytic promiscuity. J. Inorg. Biochem. 2015, 146, 77-88.

Rahman, A.; Raja, N. Z. R.; Ali, M.; Sugiyama, S.; TC Leow, A.; Inoue, Mahiran, B.; Abu, B. S.; T.; Matsumura, H. A Comparative Analysis of Microgravity and Earth Grown Thermostable T1 Lipase Crystals Using HDPCG Apparatus. Protein Pept. Lett. 2015, 22 (2), 173-179.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P362-P501c

Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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