Iso-amyl alcohol (3-Methyl 1 Butanol) is a clear, colourless alcohol with formula C5H12O. It is one of several isomers of amyl alcohol.
Iso-amyl Alcohol is used as a component of Phenol:Chloroform:Iso-amyl Alcohol to help partition layers in DNA/RNA extraction and as a bio-reagent with chloroform, 24:1 Iso Amyl Alcohol. At 99% purity, this solvent can be used in conjunction with HPLC and GC analytical methods.
CAS No: 123-51-3
Density: 810.40 kg/m³
Molar mass: 88.148 g/mol