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An effective agent for the depletion of cholesterol from cells
Catalog #: B2591
SKU-Size Size Price Qty
B2591-1G 1 g
B2591-5G 5 g
B2591-10G 10 g
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Product Details

Alternate Name Methyl-beta-cyclodextrin
Peptide Sequence N/A
Appearance White solid
CAS # 128446-36-6
Molecular Formula C₅₄H₉₄O₃₅
Molecular Weight 1310 (average)
Solubility ~30 mg/ml in DMSO
InChi InChI=1S/C54H94O35/c1-64-36-28(63)30-21(14-56)76-48(36)83-29-20(13-55)77-49(37(65-2)27(29)62)85-31-22 (15-57)79-51(44(72-9)38(31)66-3)87-33-24(17-59)81-53(46(74-11)40(33)68-5)89-35-26(19-61)82-54(47(75-12) 42(35)70-7)88-34-25(18-60)80-52(45(73-10)41(34)69-6)86-32-23(16-58)78-50(84-30)43(71-8)39(32)67-4/h20-63H, 13-19H2,1-12H3/t20-,21-,22-,23-,24-,25-,26-,27-,28-,29-,30-,31-,32-,33-,34-,35-,36+,37+,38-,39-,40-,41-,42-,43+,44+, 45+,46+,47+,48-,49-,50-,51-,52-,53-,54-/m1/s1
PubChem CID 51051622
MDL Number MFCD00074980
Handling Do not take internally. Wear gloves and mask when handling the product! Avoid contact by all modes of exposure.
Storage Conditions -20ºC
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


Methyl-β-cyclodextrin is a randomly methylated form of β-cyclodextrin. Methyl-β-cyclodextrin has been used to improve the aqueous solubility of various compounds as well as to extract cholesterol from lipid membranes.

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