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Description

Acetamide is a freely soluble (369 mg/mL) simple organic amide compound derived from acetate.

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    CAS Number

    60-35-5

    Molecular Formula

    C2H5NO

    Molecular Weight

    59.07

    Storage Conditions

    2-8 °C

    Tariff Code

    2924.19.1150

Applications

    Microbiology Applications

    Acetamide can be used as an additive to an enrichment broth for the isolation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. P. aeruginosa can use acetamide as a sole carbon source and can be detected using a chromogenic substrate.

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    White crystalline powder

    Source

    Synthetic

    Absorbance

    (290nm, 5% in H2O): ≤0.6

    Assay

    ≥98.5%

    Loss on Drying

    ≤0.5%

    Residue On Ignition

    ≤0.01%

    Heavy Metals

    Pb ≤ 0.001%

References

    References

    Kelly, N.M., C.T. Keans (1.983) "Acetamide Broth for Isolation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from patients with cystic fibrosis." Journal of Clinical Microbiology 17:159-163.

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