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J61960 MES, 1.0M buffer soln., pH 5.0

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Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
J61960-AK 250ml 91.90
J61960-AP 500ml 143.00
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MES, 1.0M buffer soln., pH 5.0


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

Pagan, M.; Suazo, D.; del Toro, N.; Griebenow, K. A comparative study of different protein immobilization methods for the construction of an efficient nano-structured lactate oxidase-SWCNT-biosensor. Biosens. Bioelectron. 2015, 64, 138-146.

Ojeda, I.; Barrejon, M.; Arellano, L. M.; Cortes, A. G.; Sedeno, P. Y., Langa, F.; Pingarrón, J. M. Grafted-double walled carbon nanotubes as electrochemical platforms for immobilization of antibodies using a metallic-complex chelating polymer: Application to the determination of adiponectin cytokine in serum. Biosens. Bioelectron. 2015, 74, 24-29.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

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

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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