Urea can be used as a detergent. Urea solubilizes and denatures proteins at high concentrations by disrupting noncovalent bonds.
• Protein denaturant / solubilizer
• Used as a detergent
• Used in polyacrylamide gels to fractionate low molecular weight DNA or RNA
• Used in cell culture to increase osmolarity
• Composition: Chloride (Cl): <0.001%, Sulfate (SO4): <0.003%, Heavy Metals (Pb): <0.001%, Potassium (K): <0.03%, Ammonium (NH4): <0.05%
• EC Number: 200-315-5
Not for human therapeutic use or for medicinal purposes. For research applications only.
Research or further manufacturing use only, not for food or drug use.