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450243 Aldrich

Sodium orthovanadate

99.98% trace metals basis



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assay   99.98% trace metals basis
mp   850-866 °C(lit.)


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An inhibitor of protein tyrosine phosphatases, alkaline phosphatases and ATPases.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Inhibits ATPase, alkaline phosphatase and tyrosine phosphatase. Decavanadate, which is formed at acidic pH, inhibits inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate (IP3)-induced Ca2+ release from endocrine cells and blocks IP3 binding to its receptor in brain tissue.


10, 50 g in poly bottle

Exhibits various biological and physiological effects in the human body

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GHS07  GHS07
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NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


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Certificate of Origin

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If available for a given product, the recommended re-test date or the expiration date can be found on the Certificate of Analysis. These documents are located on the product detail page under Useful Links & Tools. Click on the following link to search for a Certificate of Analysis. Please click the following link to see the details on our Product Dating Information.
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What is the solubility of Product 450243, sodium orthovandate, and how do I store the solution?
Solutions prepared as 1 mM in water (or higher if desired) and adjusted to pH 10 can be aliquotted in plastic tubes and stored at -20 deg. C. To ensure the presence of monomers, solutions should be heated to boiling until translucent and pH re-adjusted to 10. Click on the following link to view a Product Information Sheet for this chemical: http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/sigma/product%20information%20sheet/s6508pis.pdf
For Product 450243, Sodium orthovanadate, what does metal basis purity mean?
This product's purity is determined by ICP analysis. Trace metal impurities are analyzed, quantified and reported on the certificate of analysis for each lot/batch of product. The total metallic impurities are subtracted from 100% to result in the purity percentage based on metals.
What is Product 450243, Sodium orthovanadate, typically used for?
This product can be used as a catalyst in chemical synthesis. It also utilized as an inhibitor of ATPase, alkaline phosphatase and tyrosine phosphatase.
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