Soluble in DMSO (100mg/ml), EtOH (25mg/ml), H20 (3mg/ml). Effective concentration 1-10mM.
Acts as a general metalloprotease inhibitor. Chelates iron, zinc and other divalent metals. Forms a red chelate with Fe2+ that absorbs maximally at 510 nm and can be used as a photometric reagent for iron. When complexed with copper it possesses nuclease activity that has been used to study DNA-protein interactions.
Research or further manufacturing use only, not for food or drug use.