3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||278.26 g/mol|
|Melting point||153 to 157 °C (307 to 315 °F; 426 to 430 K)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Fluorescamine is a spiro compound that is not fluorescent itself, but reacts with primary amines to form highly fluorescent products. It hence has been used as a reagent for the detection of amines and peptides. 1-100 µg of protein and down 10pg protein can be detected. This method is found to suffer of high blanks resulting of high rate of hydrolysis due to used excess concentration. Alternative methods are based on ortho-Phthalaldehyde (OPA), Ellman's reagent (DTNB) and epicocconone.
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