λ-Carrageenan Catalog No.GC19401

λ-Carrageenan is a naturally occurring compound

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Synonyms Gelatin
Chemical Name [5-[4,5-dihydroxy-6-(hydroxymethyl)-3-sulfonatooxyoxan-2-yl]oxy-2,4-dihydroxy-6-(sulfonatooxymethyl)oxan-3-yl] sulfate
Canonical SMILES C(C1C(C(C(C(O1)OC2C(OC(C(C2O)OS(=O)(=O)[O-])O)COS(=O)(=O)[O-])OS(=O)(=O)[O-])O)O)O
Formula C12H19O20S3-3 M.Wt 579.46
Solubility Soluble in DMSO Storage Store at room temperature
General tips For obtaining a higher solubility , please warm the tube at 37 ℃ and shake it in the ultrasonic bath for a while.Stock solution can be stored below -20℃ for several months.
Shipping Condition Evaluation sample solution : ship with blue ice
All other available size: ship with RT , or blue ice upon request
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λ-Carrageenan is a naturally occurring compound which has been used to to generate and study models of inflammation and arthritic pain. Unlike κ- and ι-carageenans (sc-213226 and sc-216083, respectively), λ-carrageenans do not form helices and are non-gelling.


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