Octyl Beta Glucoside

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Type: Non-ionic detergent
Full Name: N-Octyl-beta-D-glucopyranoside
Molecular Formula: C14H28O6
Molecular Weight: 292.4
Form: White to off white powder
Purity: >98%
Solubility: Water soluble
Critical micelle concentration (CMC): 20-25mM (25°C)
Aggregation number: 84
Cloud Point: >100ºC
Average micellar weight: 25000



  • Widely used for membrane proteins. For solubilization of membrane-bound proteins in their native state, and for preparation of lipid vesicles. Low molecular weight permits easy removal by dialysis. Useful for solubilizing enzymes, receptors and phosphatidylcholine bilayers.

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