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Alfa Aesar™ Thymidine, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Thymidine
CAS 50-89-5
Formula Weight 242.23
MDL Number MFCD00006537
Beilstein 89285
Merck Index 14,9397
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 242.23
Melting Point 186° to 190°C
Chemical Name or Material Thymidine
RTECS Number XP2071000
MDL Number MFCD00006537
Quantity 100g
Assay 99%
Physical Form Powder
Merck Index 14,9397
Color White
TSCA TSCA
Beilstein 89285
Odor Odorless
CAS 50-89-5

Applications
Thymidine is used in the syntheses of active pharmaceutical ingredient such as zidovudine. It also pairs with deoxyadenosine in double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid. It is used to synchronize the cells in G1/early S phase in cell biology.

Solubility
Soluble in water, methanol, hot ethanol, hot acetone, hot ethyl acetate, pyridine, glacial acetic acid and hydrochloric acid. Slightly soluble in hot chloroform .

Notes
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.