sodium dodecyl sulfate

  • SDS
  • sodium lauryl sulfate
German: Natriumdodecylsulfat
Japanese: ドデシル硫酸ナトリウム

Chemistry. An anionic detergent that is used as fat emulsifier, detergent in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and toothpastes. In protein biochemistry, SDS denatures the proteins thus the intrinsic electrical charge of the proteins is not a factor in the separation by gel electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE).

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