A short amphipathic polymer that is specifically designed for membrane protein stabilization. The surfactant possesses a very high affinity for the transmembrane surfaces and allows to solubilize membrane proteins in a detergent-free aqueous solution.
Amount: 50 mg
Shipping: shipped at ambient temperature
Storage Conditions: store at -20 °C
Shelf Life: 12 months
Molecular Formula: (C6.2H10.3O1.35N0.65Na0.35)35
Molecular Weight: approx. 8 kDa
Stabilizing agent in Cryo-EM[2-5] and X-ray crystallography
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