Product Description

CAPS is a zwitterionic buffering agent used in biochemistry and molecular biology. It is a cyclohexylamine buffer that is useful for a pH range of 9.7 – 11.1 and commonly used to study enzymatic processes above physiological pH. CAPS is an excellent buffer for the transfer of high molecular weight proteins to nitrocellulose membranes after SDS-PAGE. It is also used in protein sequencing. CAPS displays only weak or negligible complexation capabilities for some metals making it a suitable non-coordinating buffer for use in solutions containing metal ions. CAPS is suitable for use with the bicinchoninic acid (BCA) assay.

Product Specifications
CAPS
3-(cyclohexylamino)-1-propane-sulfonic acid

Formula: C9H19NO3S

MW: 221.32 g/mol

Storage/Handling: Store in a dry and well-ventilated place.

PubChem Chemical ID: 70815

Product Specifications

Catalog ID C-040
CAS # 1135-40-6
MW 221.32 g/mol
Storage/Handling Store desiccated at room temperature.

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