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Alfa Aesar™ beta-Carotene, 99%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ H6010606

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Catalog No. AAH6010606


 

Description

Description

Applications
The most important of the provitamins A, β-carotene can be classified as an antioxidant due to its inhibition of radical initiated peroxidation in vitro. However, in vivo it appears to act either as an antioxidant or a prooxidant depending on cellular environment. It reduces the incidence of many cancers.

Solubility
Soluble in hexane, dimethyl sulfoxide, benzene, chloroform, cyclohexane. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Air & Light Sensitive. Store in a cool place.
Specifications

Specifications

beta-Carotene
99%
1.000g/mL
178°C to 179°C
5g
Air & Light Sensitive
CC1=C(C(CCC1)(C)C)C=CC(=CC=CC(=CC=CC=C(C)C=CC=C(C)C=CC2=C(CCCC2(C)C)C)C)C
536.888
CHEBI:17579
Solid
7235-40-7
C40H56
MFCD00001556
1917416
Provitamin A
OENHQHLEOONYIE-JLTXGRSLSA-N
1,3,3-trimethyl-2-[(1E,3E,5E,7E,9E,11E,13E,15E,17E)-3,7,12,16-tetramethyl-18-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohexen-1-yl)octadeca-1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15,17-nonaenyl]cyclohexene
5280489
536.87

Chemical Identifiers

7235-40-7
536.888
OENHQHLEOONYIE-JLTXGRSLSA-N
5280489
C40H56
MFCD00001556
Provitamin A
CHEBI:17579
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

RTECSNumber : FI0329500

TSCA : TSCA

storageNote1 : -30° to -10°C

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