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MEGA 8

(Detergent non ionic)


S116   Octanoyl-N-methylglucamide, 98%
[ 85316-98-9 ]   f.w.: 321.5 daltons

MEGA 8 is a non ionic detergent with non denaturing properties. The detergent can be easily removed by dialysis. MEGA 8 is transparent in the UV region. It is an excellent protein solubilizer.



Quantity Price  
1gm $25.00
2gm $48.00
5gm $153.00
10gm $289.00
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Non ionic detergent. Water soluble detergent with non denaturing properties. Can be easily removed by dialysis. Transparent in UV region. Excellent for use as a membrane protein solubilizer. Purity > 98% by TLC. Conductivity < 50 micromhos in a 10% solution.

  1. Hanatani, M., et al, J. Biochem., 95, 1349 (1984) 
  2. Hildreth, J.E.K., J. Biochem., 207, 363 (1982)
  • CMC (H2O): ~ 79 mM (2.5%)
  • Purity:  99% by HPLC analysis.
  • pH (1% solution): 5-8
  • Solubility in water at 0-5°C:  20%
  • Conductance (10% solution): < 80 micromhos
  • Percent fluorescence due to a 0.1% detergent solution at 345 nm: < 10 Absorbance of a 1% detergent solution: 340 nm: < 0.05 280 nm: < 0.08 260 nm: < 0.1