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Alfa Aesar™ Adenine, 99%

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Adenine
CAS 73-24-5
Molecular Formula C5H5N5
Formula Weight 135.13
MDL Number MFCD00041790
UN Number UN2811
Beilstein 5777
Merck Index 14,152
Synonym 6-Aminopurine
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AAA1490614

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A1490614
25g Each for $89.51

AAA1490618

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A1490618
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AAA1490630

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A1490630
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AAA1490636

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A1490636
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P330-P405-P501a
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301
Formula Weight 135.13
Quantity 25g
RTECS Number AU6125000
TSCA TSCA
Merck Index 14,152
Assay 99%
MDL Number MFCD00041790
UN Number UN2811
Beilstein 5777
Health Hazard 1 Danger
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
Assay Percent Range 99%
CAS 73-24-5
Chemical Name or Material Adenine
Molecular Formula C5H5N5

Applications
Adenine is used as an active component of boron-deficient media to grow yeast in order to assess whether yeast growth is stimulated by boron. It is useful as a local antiseptic and vitamin B4. Further, it is used in the microbial determination of niacin. It is also employed as a food supplement for adult rats to investigate the effects of dietary adenine overload. In addition to this, it is used in the production of nucleotides of the nucleic acids.

Solubility
Soluble in hot water, methanol and ethanol. Slightly soluble in cold water. Insoluble in diethyl ether.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P330-P405-P501a

GHS H Statement
H301