Product: p-Azidophenacyl Bromide
Catalog Number: 7039
CAS Number: 57018-46-9
Synonyms: 4-Azido-α-bromoacetophenone;
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Formula: C8H6BrN3O
Molecular Weight: 240.06
Structure: p-Azidophenacyl Bromide
Appearance: Light brown powder
Category: Affinity Chromatography
Stability: Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Storage temperature: 2-8°C.


IATA: Hazard Class: 4.1; UN Number: UN1325; Packing Group: II; Shipping Name: Flammable solid, organic, n.o.s. (1-(4-Azidophenyl)-2-bromoethan-1-one)

Literature References:

Hixson, S.H., et al., p-Azidophenacyl bromide, a versatile photolabile bifunctional reagent. Biochemistry 14, 4251, (1975); Hu D., et al., Probing the Structure of the PI-SceI-DNA Complex by Affinity Cleavage and Affinity Photocross-linking. J. Biol. Chem. 275, 2705, (2000)


Photoactive, heterobifunctional cross-linking reagent. Typically, the initial reaction couples to sulfhydryl in the pH range 7.0-8.0. Second bonding occurs during UV irradiation (250 nm) via reactive nitrene. The latter bonding is rapid and non-specific