Why APS & TEMED?

Hernan Espinoza espinoza at cgl.ucsf.edu
Sun Mar 9 19:25:05 EST 1997


"Thorsten Schmidt" <Thorsten.Schmidt at rz.ruhr-uni-bochum.de> writes:

>To polymerize acrylamide one uses APS and TEMED to start and continue
>the polymerization.
>But why? Which are the functions of APS (ammoniumpersulfate) and TEMED?
>Okay, APS produces the radicals for the reaction but TEMED?

	It's a catalyst.  -Hernan



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