Tris(2-carboxyethyl)phosphine hydrochloride (TCEP.HCl) is a non-volatile solid. It is a strong reducing agent. It can be synthesized by the acid hydrolysis of tris(2-cyanoethyl)phosphine in refluxing aqueous HCl. It has various biological applications such as in vitro and in vivo reduction of disulfide bonds in various peptides and proteins. TCEP is a useful chelating agent for various heavy metal ions as Zn(II), Cd(II), Pb(II), and Ni(II).
TCEP Hydrochloride; 3,3′,3”-Phosphinetriyltripropanoic acid hydrochloride;
C9H15O6P · HCl
1 g, 5 g, 10 g