Cochineal (Highly Pure)


Catalog Number: B2012397 (100 mg)
Cochineal (Highly Pure) is a high quality hydroxyanthraquinone dye originally isolated from cochineal insects. This product has been used as molecular tool for various biochemical applications. It has also been used in a wide array of other chemical and immunological applications. Custom bulk amounts of this product are available upon request.

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Cochineal (Highly Pure)
Catalog number: B2012397
Lot number: Batch Dependent
Expiration Date: Batch dependent
Amount: 100 mg
Molecular Weight or Concentration: 492.4 g/mol
Supplied as: Powder
Applications: molecular tool for various biochemical applications
Storage: -20°C
Keywords: Carminic Acid, Carmine 5297, E 120, NSC 326224
Grade: Biotechnology grade. All products are highly pure. All solutions are made with Type I ultrapure water (resistivity >18 MΩ-cm) and are filtered through 0.22 um.

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