Polyethylenimine HCl, Linear, Mw 4,000 (L-PEI HCl 4000) is a fully hydrolyzed (deacylated), highly water soluble hydrochloride salt form of our Polyethylenimine, Linear, Mw 2,500 (Catalog # 24313).
L-PEI 4000 is supplied as a hydrochloride salt for ease of handling and high water solubility. PEI 4000 can be converted into the linear free amine (L-PEI) form by neutralization with base containing longer contiguous ethyleneimine segments than L-PEI 2500.
- Molecular Weight:
- 4,000 (~2,200 free base)
- Soluble In:
- Cold and room temperature water
Insoluble in: Common organic solvents (ethanol, acetone, tetrahydrofuran)
- White to off-white free flowing solid
- Glove, chemical goggles & fume hood
- Store at room temperature