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Alfa Aesar™ Ergosterol hydrate, 96% (dry wt.), cont. up to ca 6% water

$82.97 - $82.97

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 57-87-4
Molecular Formula C28H44O·xH2O
Formula Weight 396.65 (Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00003623
UN Number UN2811
Merck Index 14,3659
Synonym Provitamin D2
Chemical Name or Material Ergosterol hydrate
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AAB2384006 SDS Alfa Aesar
B2384006
5g Each for $82.97
AAB2384014 SDS Alfa Aesar™
B2384014
25g N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

Applications
Ergosterol may be used to study the function of anti-fungal drugs such as Amphotericin B and its analogues and to study the ergosterol biosynthesis pathway within various fungi. It acts as a useful indicator of living fungal biomass.

Solubility
Soluble in water (<1mg/mL at 25°C), chloroform (50 mg/ml), DMSO (<1mg/mL at 25°C), ethanol (<1mg/mL at 25°C), and ether (14.29 mg/ml).

Notes
Light sensitive. Store away from air, light and oxidizing agents, bases and light. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition. Store under dark. Store under inert gas.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

57-87-4
396.65 (Anhydrous)
UN2811
Provitamin D2
C28H44O·xH2O
MFCD00003623
14,3659
Ergosterol hydrate

Specifications

57-87-4
C28H44O
MFCD00003623
14,3659
Ergosterol
0.96
396.65
UN2811
5g
96%, (dry wt.), cont. up to ≈6% water

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H300

GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P330-P405-P501a

Danger

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

storageNote1 : Light sensitive

Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C