Overview

  • Product name

    n-Octyl-beta-D-glucopyranoside, Non-ionic detergent
  • Description

    Non-ionic detergent
  • Biological description

    Non-ionic detergent. Solubilizes membrane-bound proteins. Permeabilizes cell membranes of paraformaldehyde fixed cells. Forms self-assembled nanostructures in water.
  • CAS Number

    29836-26-8
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    Octyl β-D-glucopyranoside
  • Molecular weight

    292.37
  • Molecular formula

    C14H28O6
  • PubChem identifier

    62852
  • Storage instructions

    Store at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in water to 100 mM
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • SMILES

    CCCCCCCCOC1C(C(C(C(O1)CO)O)O)O
  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Karukstis KK  et al. Biologically relevant lyotropic liquid crystalline phases in mixtures of n-octyl ß-D-glucoside and water. Determination of the phase diagram by fluorescence spectroscopy. J Phys Chem B 116:3816-22 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22385304) »
  • el Battari A  et al. Solubilization of the active vasoactive intestinal peptide receptor from human colonic adenocarcinoma cells. J Biol Chem 263:17685-9 (1988). Read more (PubMed: 2846575) »
  • Patthi S  et al. Hydrodynamic characterization of vasoactive intestinal peptide receptors extracted from rat lung membranes in Triton X-100 and n-octyl-beta-D-glucopyranoside. J Biol Chem 262:15740-5 (1987). Read more (PubMed: 2824466) »

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