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Alfa Aesar™ Cytochalasin B

An actin-disrupting agent

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Cytochalasin B
CAS 14930-96-2
Molecular Formula C29H37NO5
Formula Weight 479.61g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00077704
UN Number UN1544
Beilstein 1096207
Merck Index 14,2790
Synonym Phomin
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AAJ65342LB0

 
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J65342-LB0
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Color White
Melting Point 218° to 221°C
Quantity 5mg
Odor Odorless
Chemical Name or Material Cytochalasin B
CAS 14930-96-2
Physical Form Powder
Molecular Formula C29H37NO5
Formula Weight 479.61g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00077704
UN Number UN1544
Beilstein 1096207
Merck Index 14,2790
Synonym Phomin
Solubility Information Freely soluble in DMF, DMSO or ethanol at room temperature
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H300-H310-H330-H361
Fatal if swallowed.
Fatal in contact with skin.
Fatal if inhaled.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P301+P310-P304+P340-P320-P330-P361-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Specific treatment is urgent (see label).
Rinse mouth.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Recommended Storage −30° to −10°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ALKALOIDS, SOLID, N.O.S.
RTECS Number RO0205000

Applications
Cytochalasin B is used for characterizing some of the polymerization properties of actin, and in studies on cytokinesis. Probe for the two hexose-transport systems in rat L6 myoblasts. And induces DNA fragmentation, inhibits cell division, and disrupts many cell processes. Inhibits glucose transport.

Solubility
Freely soluble in DMF, DMSO or ethanol at room temperature

Notes
Store away from strong oxidizing agents. Keep container tightly closed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P301+P310-P304+P340-P320-P330-P361-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Specific treatment is urgent (see label).
Rinse mouth.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H300-H310-H330-H361
Fatal if swallowed.
Fatal in contact with skin.
Fatal if inhaled.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.

−30° to −10°C