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Alfa Aesar™ Uracil, 99+%

$49.05 - $459.57

Chemical Identifiers

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

 
alfa aesar
A15570-18
50g Each for $49.05

AAA155700B

 
alfa aesar™
A15570-0B
1000g Each for $459.57

AAA1557030

 
alfa aesar™
A15570-30
250g Each for $148.97
Description & Specifications

Specifications

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

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.