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Thermo Scientific™ TEMED

Efficiently catalyze polyacrylamide gel polymerization in SDS-PAGE using TEMED.

Manufacturer:  Thermo Scientific™ 17919

Catalog No. PI17919

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Thermo Scientific™ Pierce Tetramethylethylenediamine (TEMED) is an essential catalyst for polyacrylamide gel polymerization.
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TEMED is used with ammonium persulfate (APS) to catalyze acrylamide polymerization when preparing gels for electrophoresis. The chemical is a liquid at room temperature.


  • Chemical name: N,N,N',N'-tetramethylethane-1,2-diamine
  • Formula: C6H16N2
  • Molecular weight: 116.21
  • CAS number: 110-18-9
  • Purity: >99%
  • Refractive index: 1.417 to 1.419
  • Boiling range: 119 to 121°C

Compatible with:

Ammonium Persulfate (Part No. 17874)



Store locked up in a segregated and approved area. Store in original container protected from direct sunlight in a dry, cool and well-ventilated area, and separate from oxidizing materials.
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