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Adenine, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar A1490630

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Catalog No. AAA1490630



Description

Description

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.
Specifications

Specifications

Adenine
>360°C (decomposition)
73-24-5
C5H5N5
UN2811
14,152
GFFGJBXGBJISGV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
7H-purin-6-amine
190
135.13
Odorless
250g
99%
MFCD00041790
5777
adenine, 1h-purin-6-amine, 6-aminopurine, 9h-purin-6-amine, vitamin b4, adenin, adeninimine, leuco-4, 6-amino-1h-purine, 6-amino-3h-purine
C1=NC2=C(N1)C(=NC=N2)N
135.13
CHEBI:16708
99%

Chemical Identifiers

73-24-5
135.13
GFFGJBXGBJISGV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
190
7H-purin-6-amine
C5H5N5
MFCD00041790
adenine, 1h-purin-6-amine, 6-aminopurine, 9h-purin-6-amine, vitamin b4, adenin, adeninimine, leuco-4, 6-amino-1h-purine, 6-amino-3h-purine
CHEBI:16708
C1=NC2=C(N1)C(=NC=N2)N
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H301
Toxic if swallowed.

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 label).
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.

RTECSNumber : AU6125000

TSCA : TSCA

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