Dimethyl Sulfoxide possesses analgesic, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties making it ideal to be utilized formulation of various pharmaceutical drugs. It is an sulfur compound which appears as colorless liquid having density of 1.1004 g/cm3. This chemical also finds application as a polar aprotic solvent for various chemical reactions. It has molecular formula C2H6OS and molar mass of 78.13 g/mol. Dimethyl Sulfoxide is a main component which is used during polymerase chain reaction to inhibit secondary structures in DNA primers. It is known to have exceptional ability to enhance rate of absorption of medicinal compounds through skin.
- Density: 1.10 g/cm3
- Boiling point: 189°C (372.20°F)
- Melting point: 19°C (66.20°F)
- Chemical formula: C2H6OS
- Average Molar mass: 78.13 g/mol
- IUPAC ID: Dimethyl sulfoxide
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