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Alfa Aesar™ Uric acid, 99%

$44.11 - $423.72

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Uric acid
CAS 69-93-2
Molecular Formula C5H4N4O3
Formula Weight 168.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005712
Beilstein 156158
Merck Index 14,9875
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Catalog Number Mfr. No. Quantity Price Quantity    

AAA1334614

 
alfa aesar™
A13346-14
25g Each for $44.11

AAA1334622

 
alfa aesar™
A13346-22
100g Each for $124.77

AAA1334636

 
alfa aesar™
A13346-36
500g Each for $423.72
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point >300°C
Quantity 25g
Chemical Name or Material Uric acid
CAS 69-93-2
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C5H4N4O3
Formula Weight 168.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005712
Beilstein 156158
Merck Index 14,9875
RTECS Number YU7050080
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Uric acid acts as a strong reducing agent (electron donors) and potent antioxidant. It is used as a precursor in cell culture systems and in cosmetics. Further, it is useful for serum-free medium supplement. In addition to this, it is used as a reagent in the determination of uricase and tungstate.

Solubility
Soluble in 1M sodium hydroxide solution. Slightly soluble in water. Insoluble in ether and alcohol.

Notes
Stable. Incompatible with other materials such as acids, bases and oxidizing agents.