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Uracil, 99+%, Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar A1557018

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Catalog No. AAA1557018



Description

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.
Specifications

Specifications

Uracil
66-22-8
C4H4N2O2
606623
uracil, 2,4-dihydroxypyrimidine, 2,4 1h,3h-pyrimidinedione, 2,4-pyrimidinediol, 2,4-dioxopyrimidine, pyrimidine-2,4 1h,3h-dione, pirod, 2,4-pyrimidinedione, pyrod, hybar x
C1=CNC(=O)NC1=O
112.088
CHEBI:17568
≥99%
50g
≥99%
MFCD00006016
14,9850
ISAKRJDGNUQOIC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
1H-pyrimidine-2,4-dione
1174
112.09

Chemical Identifiers

66-22-8
112.088
ISAKRJDGNUQOIC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
1174
1H-pyrimidine-2,4-dione
C4H4N2O2
MFCD00006016
uracil, 2,4-dihydroxypyrimidine, 2,4 1h,3h-pyrimidinedione, 2,4-pyrimidinediol, 2,4-dioxopyrimidine, pyrimidine-2,4 1h,3h-dione, pirod, 2,4-pyrimidinedione, pyrod, hybar x
CHEBI:17568
C1=CNC(=O)NC1=O
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

RTECSNumber : YQ8650000

TSCA : TSCA

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