BCA Disodium

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MedKoo CAT#: 561240

CAS#: 979-88-4

Description: BCA Disodium, also known as Bicinchoninic Acid Sodium, is used for the determination of Cu and protein concentration in assays.

Price and Availability

Size Price Shipping out time Quantity
1g USD 210 2 Weeks
5g USD 420 2 Weeks
10g USD 740 2 Weeks
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Pricing updated 2020-09-27. Prices are subject to change without notice.

BCA Disodium, purity > 98%, is in stock. Current shipping out time is about 2 weeks after order is received. CoA, QC data and MSDS documents are available in one week after order is received.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 561240
Name: BCA Disodium
CAS#: 979-88-4
Chemical Formula: C20H10N2Na2O4
Exact Mass:
Molecular Weight: 388.29
Elemental Analysis: C, 61.87; H, 2.60; N, 7.21; Na, 11.84; O, 16.48

Synonym: BCA Disodium; BCA Disodium salt; Bicinchoninic Acid Sodium

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Disodium 2,2′-biquinoline-4,4′-dicarboxylate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C20H12N2O4.2Na/c23-19(24)13-9-17(21-15-7-3-1-5-11(13)15)18-10-14(20(25)26)12-6-2-4-8-16(12)22-18;;/h1-10H,(H,23,24)(H,25,26);;/q;2*+1/p-2

SMILES Code: O=C(C1=CC(C2=NC3=CC=CC=C3C(C([O-])=O)=C2)=NC4=CC=CC=C14)[O-].[Na+].[Na+]

Technical Data

Solid powder

>98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition:
Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition:
Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life:
>2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation:
This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage:
0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code:


1: Nunkaew, T.; Kantachote, D.; Nitoda, T.; Kanzaki, H.; Ritchie, R. J. Characterization of exopolymeric substances from selected Rhodopseudomonas palustris strains and their ability to adsorb sodium ions. Carbohydr. Polym. 2015, 115, 334-341.

2: Johnson, D. K.; Stevenson, M. J.; Almadidy, Z. A.; Jenkins, S. E.; Wilcox, D. E.; Grossoehme, N. E. Stabilization of Cu(i) for binding and calorimetric measurements in aqueous solution. Dalton Trans. 2015, 44 (37), 16494-16505.