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Alfa Aesar™ Alloxan monohydrate, 98%

$63.11 - $1,012.85

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 2244-11-3
Molecular Formula C4H2N2O4·H2O
Formula Weight 160.09 (142.07 Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00149399
Beilstein 5309394
Merck Index 14,282
Synonym Mesoxalylurea monohydrate; 2,4,5,6(1H,3H)-Pyrimidinetetrone
Chemical Name or Material Alloxan monohydrate
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Specifications

Description

Applications
Cytotoxic compound that causes oxidative base damage to nuclear DNAAlloxan monohydrate is used as a precursor to prepare purple dye murexide. It is also used in research models to induce diabetes and destroy beta cells. Further, it is a strong oxidizing agent and it forms a hemiacetal with its reduced reaction product dialuric acid.

Solubility
Soluble in water, ethanol, acetone, glacial acetic acid and methanol. Slightly soluble in chloroform, petroleum ether, toluene, ethyl acetate and acetic anhydride. Insoluble in ether.

Notes
Air sensitive. Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

2244-11-3
160.09 (142.07 Anhydrous)
5309394
Mesoxalylurea monohydrate; 2,4,5,6(1H,3H)-Pyrimidinetetrone
C4H2N2O4·H2O
MFCD00149399
14,282
Alloxan monohydrate

Specifications

2244-11-3
160.09 (142.07 Anhydrous)
5309394
Mesoxalylurea monohydrate; 2,4,5,6(1H,3H)-Pyrimidinetetrone
1000g
98%
C4H2N2O4·H2O
MFCD00149399
14,282
≈260°C (dec.)
Alloxan monohydrate

Safety and Handling

RTECSNumber : UW0492000

TSCA : TSCA

Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C