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|Synonyms:||N-Dodecyl-b-maltoside;Detergent Screening Solution 26/Fluka kit no 66317;Dodecyl β-D-maltoside solution;Dodecyl-4-O-alpha-d-glucopyranosyl-betaDglucopyranoside;N-Dodecyl-Beta-D-Maltoaside;2XYT MEDIUM BROTH E;(2R,3R,4S,5S,6R)-2-(((2R,3S,4R,5R,6R)-6-(Dodecyloxy)-4,5-dihydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)tetrahydro-2H-pyran-3-yl)oxy)-6-(hydroxymethyl)tetrahydro-2H-pyran-3,4,5-triol;n-Dodecyl-β-D-maltopyranoside 〔n-Dodecyl-β-D-maltoside〕|
|Product Categories:||detergent;Glycon Biochem|
|Melting point||224-226 °C(lit.)|
|alpha||47.5 º (c=1, water)|
|Boiling point||703.5±60.0 °C(Predicted)|
|storage temp.||Inert atmosphere,Store in freezer, under -20°C|
|solubility||Do you have solubility information on this product that you would like to share|
|color||White to off-white|
|Stability:||Stable, but store cool. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.|
n-Dodecyl-beta-D-maltoside is a detergent and surfactant compound. It belongs to the class of nonionic detergents known as alkyl glucosides. The compound consists of a hydrophilic head group, which is a disaccharide composed of two glucose units (maltose), and a hydrophobic tail group, which is a dodecyl chain (12 carbon atoms) attached to the anomeric carbon of the glucose unit.
n-Dodecyl-beta-D-maltoside is commonly used in biochemistry and molecular biology research as a mild detergent for membrane protein solubilization and stabilization. It is particularly useful for maintaining the native structure and activity of membrane proteins during purification and characterization processes. Its mild and non-denaturing nature makes it suitable for applications where the integrity of the target protein needs to be preserved.
As a surfactant, n-Dodecyl-beta-D-maltoside exhibits amphiphilic properties, meaning it can form micelles in aqueous solutions. In micellar form, the hydrophobic tails of the detergent molecules aggregate in the core, shielding them from the surrounding water, while the hydrophilic head groups orient themselves towards the water. This property allows n-Dodecyl-beta-D-maltoside to solubilize and effectively interact with hydrophobic molecules and membranes.
It's worth noting that while n-Dodecyl-beta-D-maltoside is widely used and well-tolerated by many biological systems, it may still have some effects on certain proteins or cells. It is always important to consider the specific requirements of the experimental system and conduct appropriate controls when using any detergent in research or industrial applications.
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