Tris (Tris Base)

Product Description

GoldBio Tris has the highest purity available on the market. Short for Tris (hydroxymethyl) aminomethane (THAM), Tris is an organic compound often used in buffer solutions such as TAE or TBE for electrophoresis gels. Tris is highly soluble in water and is useful in the pH range 7.0-9.0. It is used in the preparation of Laemmli buffer, one of the most common SDS-PAGE buffers. In addition, Tris can also be used for many custom running and loading buffers, most often with glycine and SDS. The use of single-junction pH electrodes that contain silver should be avoided when determining the pH of a solution containing Tris buffer.

A Tris buffer solution can be made by mixing Tris with Tris-HCl. This prevents overshooting the pH and prevents the need to work with strong acids or bases.

Product Specifications
Tris, Tris Buffer


Storage/Handling: Store desiccated at room temperature.

PubChem CID: 6503

Product Specifications

Catalog ID T-400
CAS # 77-86-1
MW 121.14 g/mol
Storage/Handling Store desiccated at room temperature.

Technical Documentation

P Protocol
O Other
C Certificate of Analysis
S Safety Data Sheet

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