A Complete Guide to Detergents Used in Biological Systems

Find Optimal Products for Solubilizing Different Membrane Proteins

Detergents are widely used in biochemistry, cell biology and molecular biology. Common applications include cell lysis, solubilization of membrane proteins and lipids, protein crystallization, and reduction of background staining in blotting experiments.

Our “Detergents” catalog was created to facilitate your work in this challenging field. Gain added expertise regarding the properties and uses of detergents. Get valuable advice about selecting the most suitable detergent for your application. And explore our high-quality detergents for reliable results.

Catalog Contents:

  • What are detergents?
  • How do detergents solubilize membrane proteins?
  • Classification of detergents
  • Detergent selection table
  • General properties of detergents
  • Removal of unbound detergents
  • Guidelines for choosing a detergent
  • Non-detergent Sulfobetaines

We offer a complete range of ionic, non-ionic and zwitterionic detergents for various applications in biological systems. Our portfolio also includes readily biodegradable surfactants as effective alternatives to Alkyl Phenol Ethoxylates (APEs).

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