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

$82.53 - $82.53

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Ergosterol hydrate
CAS 57-87-4
Molecular Formula C28H44O·xH2O
Formula Weight 396.65g/mol (Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00003623
UN Number UN2811
Merck Index 14,3659
Synonym Provitamin D2
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Quantity 5g
Chemical Name or Material Ergosterol
CAS 57-87-4
Assay 96%
Assay Percent Range 0.96
Assay Percent Notes (dry wt.), cont. up to ≈6% water
Molecular Formula C28H44O
Formula Weight 396.65g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00003623
UN Number UN2811
Merck Index 14,3659
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H300
Fatal if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P405-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Specific treatment (see
Storage Note 1 Light sensitive
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P405-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Specific treatment (see

GHS H Statement
H300
Fatal if swallowed.

2° to 8°C

Light sensitive