Trichloroacetic acid (TCA) is an important metabolic product of trichloroethylene (TCE) metabolism.
Trichloroacetic acid has been used:
• for protein precipitation
• as a component in the extract solution used for the measurement of malondialdehyde and glutathione
• to precipitate the transfected and treated cells in [3H]-thymidine incorporation assay
100, 250, 500 g in glass bottle
TCA might act as a carcinogen, targeting liver. It might be used as an acid decalcifying agent. TCA helps in nuclear staining.