p-Dimethylaminobenzaldehyde is used as a reagent for the determination of amino acids and peptides, amines, indoles, hydrazines and hydrogen peroxides as it forms colored condensation products (Schiff bases) with pyrroles and primary amines; spray reagent for tryptophan; For the determination of tryptophan in proteins; Used in microbiology as test reagent for the identification of indole-producing microorganisms.
Grade: ACS Reagent Grade
Key Applications: Reagent for the determination of amino acids and peptides, amines, indoles. Identification of indole-producing microorganisms
Product Type: Biochemicals
Boiling Point: 176-177°C at 17mm(Lit.)
Melting Point: 73 - 75°C
UV/Visible Absorbance: λ min 369 nm; λ max 385 nm(Lit.)
Presentation: Off-white Crystalline Powder
Format: Crystalline Powder
Color: (APHA) ≤60 of Alcohol Solution
Residue on ignition: ≤0.1%
Solubility: Soluble in alcohol (40 mg/mL-ethanol), HCl (50 mg/mL-10% HCl), benzene, chloroform, ether; slightly soluble in water.
Storage & Handling: Store at Room Temperature (15-30°C). Store Under Nitrogen. Protect from light.