HEPPS (molecule)

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HEPPS
HEPPS
Names
IUPAC name
3-[4-(2-hydroxyethyl)piperazin-1-yl]propane-1-sulfonic acid
Other names
HEPPS, EPPS
Identifiers
16052-06-5
ChEBI CHEBI:42298 YesY
ChemSpider 76886 YesY
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PubChem 85255
Properties
C9H20N2O4S
Molar mass 252.332 g/mol
Melting point (decomposes)
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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HEPPS or EPPS are the common names for the compound 3-[4-(2-Hydroxyethyl)-1-piperazinyl]propanesulfonic acid. It is used as a buffering agent in biology and biochemistry. Its chemical structure contains a piperazine ring. The pKa of HEPPS is 8.00.

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