Tris base vs. Trizma

Karl Voss karl at hobbes.chem.ualberta.ca
Thu Feb 6 16:27:40 EST 1997


> Anybody know whether Tris base and Trizma are identical?  They share
> identical chemical formula.  Is there differences in purity?


I can't remember which company calls their tris trizma.  What I do know is
that tris base sold by BRL has (or at least used to have) fluorescent 
impurities in it.  We use only use tris from Sigma which seems to have no 
fluorescent impurities in it.

Karl

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