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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 135.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00041790
UN Number UN2811
Beilstein 5777
Merck Index 14,152
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AAA1490614

 
alfa aesar
A14906-14
25g Each for $90.45

AAA1490618

 
alfa aesar™
A14906-18
50g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1490630

 
alfa aesar™
A14906-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1490636

 
alfa aesar™
A14906-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Quantity 25g
Chemical Name or Material Adenine
CAS 73-24-5
Assay 99%
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C5H5N5
Formula Weight 135.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00041790
UN Number UN2811
Beilstein 5777
Merck Index 14,152
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301
Toxic if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P405-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Specific treatment (see
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number AU6125000
TSCA TSCA

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-P405-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Specific treatment (see

GHS H Statement
H301
Toxic if swallowed.