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The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, For more information see: Degtyarenko et al. (2008) ChEBI: a database and ontology for chemical entities of biological interest. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D344–D350.

Term:nonyl phenoxypolyethoxylethanol
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Accession:CHEBI:63016 term browser browse the term
Definition:Poly(ether) macoromolecule comprising a branched nonyl group bonded to one of the ring positions in 2-[phenoxypoly(ethoxy)]ethanol. A commericially available detergent, it is used to help crystallise proteins and extract the cytoplasmic contents of cellular culture.
Synonyms:related_synonym: Formula=(C2H4O)n.C15H24O;   NP40;   Nonylphenol Ethoxylate;   Polyethylene glycol mono(branched p-nonylphenyl) ether;   Tergitol NP40;   Tergitol-type NP-40;   branched alpha-(4-nonylphenyl)-omega-hydroxypoly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl)
 xref: CAS:127087-87-0;   Wikipedia:NP-40

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        detergent 3645
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                                      nonyl phenoxypolyethoxylethanol 0
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