Compound name: Empigen
Description: Zwitterionic detergent (an amine betaine), useful for solubilization of membrane proteins. Used for preparing viral antigens by removing kinases. Has been found to be the most efficient detergent for the solubilization of keratins while preserving their antigenicity. EMPIGEN is an surfactant compatible with anionic, nonionic, cationic and other amphoteric surfactants and is stable over a wide pH range, thus providing the formulator with a flexible ingredient for use in many toiletry and detergent applications. Some examples of which are: hair shampoos, foam baths, shower products, liquid soaps.
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