guanidinium chloride

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Chloride salt of guanidinium (guanidine hydrochloride, (C(NH2)3)+), a strong chaotropic agent used for the denaturation and solubilization of proteins by disruption of hydrogen bonds. It is also used in RNA isolation procedures to dissociate the nucleic acid and protein moieties.

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