What does TRIS stand for?
What does TRIS mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: TRIS.
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What does TRIS mean?
- Tris is an abbreviation of the organic compound known as trisaminomethane, with the formula (HOCH2)3CNH2. Tris is extensively used in biochemistry and molecular biology. In biochemistry, Tris is widely used as a component of buffer solutions, such as in TAE and TBE buffer, especially for solutions of nucleic acids. It is a primary amine and thus undergoes the reactions associated with typical amines, e.g. condensations with aldehydes.