CAPS (3-(cyclohexylamino)propanesulfonic acid) white powder
CAPS (3- (cyclohexylamino) propane sulfonic acid) is a white powder widely used in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology. It is a buffer that can adjust the pH value of the solution to maintain stability. CAPS buffer is widely used in biochemical and molecular biology experiments because it can provide stable buffering effects within the neutral pH range.
CAPS is a compound that is easily soluble in water. Its chemical structure contains cyclohexylamino and sulfonic acid groups, which gives it strong buffering ability. The pKa value of CAPS is 10.4 (at 25 ℃), which can provide the best buffering effect. Within this range, CAPS can help maintain the stability and repeatability of biological reactions.
The application range of CAPS buffer is very wide. It can be used for DNA and RNA electrophoresis, as well as protein electrophoresis and Western blotting experiments. In cell culture, CAPS can serve as a buffer for cell culture medium, helping to maintain cell stability. In addition, CAPS can also be used as a buffer for enzyme reactions, playing an important role in PCR and qPCR experiments.
In addition to serving as a buffer, CAPS also has other important applications. For example, in drug development, CAPS can be used as an ingredient in drug formulations. In addition, CAPS is also the raw material for manufacturing welding materials, air conditioning equipment and manufacturing, as well as flux and desiccant; For the coating industry, it is used as a water-based isocyanate curing agent.
Although CAPS has a wide range of applications in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology, it also has some limitations. For example, within the acidic pH range, the buffering effect of CAPS is poor. In addition, CAPS may affect the activity of certain enzymes, so it needs to be used with caution in specific experiments.
CAPS is a very important compound with extensive applications in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology. Its advantages are non-toxic, easily soluble in water, and can provide stable buffering effect within the neutral pH range. However, the use of CAPS needs to be adjusted according to the specific situation of the experiment to ensure its optimal effect.
Hubei New Desheng Material Technology Co., Ltd. is a professional manufacturer of biological buffer raw materials in China. CAPS (3- (cyclohexylamino) propane sulfonic acid) is produced on a large scale with guaranteed quality and cheaper prices. It is a white crystal powder that supports sample testing. If you need it, please contact us!
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