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Vitamin A (CAS 68-26-8)

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Synonym:Retinol
CAS Number:68-26-8
Purity:≥98%
Molecular Weight:286.5
Molecular Formula:C20H30O
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Vitamin A sc-280187 1 g $218
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Description
Vitamin A is an effective antioxidant that displays lipoperoxy radical scavenging activity and fluorescent properties. This compound is the alcohol form of Vitamin A, also known as Retinol.
Technical Information
Appearance:Powder
Physical State:Solid
Solubility:Soluble in water (0.67 mg/L) at 25 °C, methanol, ethanol, chloroform, ether, cyclohexane, and petroleum ether.
Storage:Store at -80° C
Melting Point:61-63 °C (lit.)
Boiling Point:120-123 °C(Vacuum)
Density:1.04 g/cm3
Refractive Index:n20D 1.64
Fluoresence:λex 325 nm, λem 520 nm in cyclohexane
Ki Data:Dictyostelium discoideum AX2 RNase P: Ki= 1475 µM
Safety and Reference Information
Transport:UN 3077, Class 9, Packing group III
WGK Germany:3
RTECS:VH6750000
PubChem CID:445354
Merck Index:14: 10013
MDL Number:MFCD00001552
EC Number:200-683-7
Beilstein Registry:403040
SMILES:CC1=C(C(CCC1)(C)C)/C=C/C(=C/C=C/C(=C/CO)/C)/C
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
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