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Alfa Aesar™ Uracil, 99+%

$48.36 - $458.05

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Uracil
CAS 66-22-8
Molecular Formula C4H4N2O2
Formula Weight 112.09
MDL Number MFCD00006016
Beilstein 606623
Merck Index 14,9850
Synonym 2,4-Dihydroxypyrimidine
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AAA1557018

  SDS
alfa aesar
A1557018
50g Each for $48.36

AAA155700B

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A155700B
1000g Each for $458.05

AAA1557030

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1557030
250g Each for $148.55
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 112.09
Quantity 50g
TSCA TSCA
Merck Index 14,9850
Assay ≥99%
Beilstein 606623
MDL Number MFCD00006016
RTECS Number YQ8650000
CAS 66-22-8
Chemical Name or Material Uracil
Molecular Formula C4H4N2O2
Assay Percent Range ≥99%

Applications
Uracil is produced by hydrolysis of nucleic acid and used in biochemical research. It serves as a allosteric regulator and coenzyme for reactions in the human body and in plants. It reacts with fluorine to get 5-fluorouracil, which is an anticancer drug. Further, it is used in drug delivery and in pharmaceuticals. In addition to this, it is used in the synthesis of caffeine and in the determination of microbial contamination of tomatoes.

Solubility
Soluble in water, aqueous ammonia, 1M sodium hydroxide solution and alkalies. Insoluble in ethanol and ether.

Notes
Incompatible with water, air and strong oxidizing agents.