(NH4)2SO4 precipitation method for concentrating proteins

EDF Suspected – gastrointestinal or liver toxicant, neurotoxicant, respiratory toxicant. Ammonium sulfate has not been evaluated for carcinogenic potential by the International Agency for Research on Cancer or the U.S. EPA (IARC, 1987a; U.S. EPA, 1995a). Ammonium sulfate is registered as a pesticide adjuvant. It is used to facilitate the application of other pesticides,and as a synthetic fly attractant. Inhalation of ammonium sulfate for short durations can impair respiratory functionality in asthmatics.

Chemical descriptions:

National Library of Medicine: PubChem
http://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/summary/summary.cgi?cid=6327663

Adverse effects
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?CMD=search&DB=pubmed&term=%22Ammonium%20Sulfate%2fadverse%20effects%22[Mesh%20Terms%3anoexp]

Toxicity
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?CMD=search&DB=pubmed&term=%22Ammonium%20Sulfate%2ftoxicity%22[Mesh%20Terms%3anoexp]

Poisoning
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?CMD=search&DB=pubmed&term=%22Ammonium%20Sulfate%2fpoisoning%22[Mesh%20Terms%3anoexp]

Scorecard: Pollution Information Site
http://www.scorecard.org/chemical-profiles/html/ammoniumsulfate.html

a.k.a. Ammonium sulfate (2:1); Diammonium sulfate; Sulfuric acid, Diammonium salt; Mohr’s Salt, Mascagnite; Actamaster; Dolamin

 

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