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Alfa Aesar™ Uracil, 99+%

$48.01 - $454.76

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 66-22-8
Molecular Formula C4H4N2O2
Formula Weight 112.09
MDL Number MFCD00006016
Beilstein 606623
Merck Index 14,9850
Synonym 2,4-Dihydroxypyrimidine
Chemical Name or Material Uracil
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AAA1557018 SDS Alfa Aesar
A1557018
50g Each for $48.01
AAA155700B SDS Alfa Aesar™
A155700B
1000g Each for $454.76
AAA1557030 SDS Alfa Aesar™
A1557030
250g Each for $147.49
Specifications

Description

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

66-22-8
112.09
606623
2,4-Dihydroxypyrimidine
C4H4N2O2
MFCD00006016
14,9850
Uracil

Specifications

66-22-8
C4H4N2O2
MFCD00006016
14,9850
Uracil
≥99%
112.09
606623
50g
≥99%

Safety and Handling

RTECSNumber : YQ8650000

TSCA : TSCA