Bicine is an organic compound used as a buffering agent. It is one of Good's buffers and has a pKa of 8.35 at 20 °C. It is prepared by the reaction of glycine with ethylene oxide, followed by hydrolysis of the resultant lactone.
N,N-Bis(2-hydroxyethyl)glycine; Diethylolglycine; Diethanol glycine; Dihydroxyethylglycine; BHG
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|Molar mass||163.17 g/mol|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
- N,N-Bis(2-hydroxyethyl)glycine at ChEBI
- The Merck Index (10th ed.). Rahway, NJ: Merck & Co. 1983. p. 453. ISBN 0-911910-27-1.
- Lawson, Gary (2003). "Amine Plant Corrosion Reduced by Removal of Bicine" (PDF). Gas Processors Association Annual Convention. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-06-16. Retrieved March 2016. Check date values in: