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ACES Buffer (N-(2-Acetamido)-2-Aminoethanesulfonic Acid)

A Discovery speciality

ACES is the common abbreviation for the compound N-(2-Acetamido)-2-aminoethanesulfonic acid.
ACES is one of Good’s buffers developed in the 1960’s to provide buffers with pH ranging from 6.15-8.35 for use in various applications. With a pKa of 6.9, it is often used as a buffering agent in biological and biochemical research. It is a zwitterionic buffer with a useful buffering range of 6.1-7.5.
It is also used as a component of Legionella BCYE growth supplement.
Buffered charcoal yeast extract (BCYE) agar is a selective growth medium used to culture or grow certain bacteria, particularly the Gram-negative species Legionella pneumophila.

Product Details

Category Biochemicals & Diagnostics
Biological Buffers
Microbiology Products
Price Custom packed. Request price on line.
CAS Number 7365-82-4
Formula C4H10N2O4S
Molecular Weight 182.20
Purity 99.05%
Appearance powder form
Availability In Stock
Storage Conditions Room temperature
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