Glycerol (or glycerine, glycerin) is a polyol compound. It is colorless, odorless,viscous liquid that is widely used in biological applications.
Common reagent used in tissue culture media for bacteria and enzyme storage.
Useful for mammalian cell transfection and polyacrylamide gel preservation protocols
Useful for sample preparation/protein stabilization and as a storage buffer component
Specific gravity: 1.249
Heavy metals (as Pb) <0.0005%
RNAse, Protease Activity: None detected
Appearance: Clear Colorless Liquid
Boiling Point: 290°C
Density: 1.261 g/cm3
Melting Point: 17.8°C
PH Value: 5.5 - 8
RTECS Number: MA8050000
Viscosity: 1.2 Pas