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Alfa Aesar™ Guanine, 98%

$33.05 - $342.84

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Guanine
CAS 73-40-5
Molecular Formula C5H5N5O
Formula Weight 151.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00071533
Beilstein 9680
Merck Index 14,4564
Synonym 2-Amino-6-hydroxypurine
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AAA1202414

 
alfa aesar™
A12024-14
25g Each for $33.05

AAA1202422

 
alfa aesar™
A12024-22
100g Each for $93.50

AAA1202436

 
alfa aesar™
A12024-36
500g Each for $342.84
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point >300°C
Quantity 25g
Chemical Name or Material Guanine
CAS 73-40-5
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C5H5N5O
Formula Weight 151.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00071533
Beilstein 9680
Merck Index 14,4564
Synonym 2-Amino-6-hydroxypurine
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Recommended Storage 2°C to 8°C
RTECS Number MF8260000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Employed as a nucleobase incorporated into biological nucleic acids. Guanine is suitable reagent used to investigate the mechanism of electrochemical oxidation of guanine and adenine using a glassy carbon microelectrode and cyclic and differential pulse voltammetry. It may be used in the preparation of mixed-sequence peptide nucleic acid (PNA) monomers.

Solubility
Insoluble in water. Soluble in ammonia-water, KOH solutions, dilute acids, and 1 N NaOH (0.1M).

Notes
Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed in a well ventilated place.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

2°C to 8°C