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Alfa Aesar™ Alloxan monohydrate, 98%

$63.11 - $1,012.85

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Alloxan monohydrate
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
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AAA153240B

 
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A153240B
1000g Each for $1,012.85

AAA1532414

 
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 160.09 (142.07 Anhydrous)
Chemical Name or Material Alloxan monohydrate
TSCA TSCA
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C4H2N2O4·H2O
MDL Number MFCD00149399
CAS 2244-11-3
Beilstein 5309394
Merck Index 14,282
Synonym Mesoxalylurea monohydrate; 2,4,5,6(1H,3H)-Pyrimidinetetrone
Melting Point ≈260°C (dec.)
Quantity 1000g
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
RTECS Number UW0492000

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.

Safety and Handling

2° to 8°C