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A10809 Aldrich



Synonym: Acetovanillone, Apocynin



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assay   98%
bp   263-265 °C/17 mmHg(lit.)
mp   112-115 °C(lit.)


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25, 100 g in poly bottle

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Personal Protective Equipment 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C

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I'm looking for apocynin. Is A10809 the right product?
Yes, apocynin is a common synonym for 4′-hydroxy-3′-methoxyacetophenone.
How can I store stock solutions of Product A10809, Apocynin?
While we ourselves have not tested solution stability, one publication cites storage at -20°C of stock solutions of this compound in cell culture medium at 2.5 mg/mL (Heigold and Bauer, J. Leukocyte Biol., 72, 554-562 (2002).
Can I use Product A10809, Apocynin, in cell culture?
We do not specifically test our A10809 product for use in cell culture. However, several papers cite use of this compound in cell culture, in the micromolar range.
Can I dissolve Product A10809, Apocynin, in water?
According to The Merck Index, this product is slightly soluble in cold water and freely soluble in hot water. One publication cites preparation of stock solutions of this compound in cell culture medium at 2.5 mg/mL. See Heigold and Bauer, J. Leukocyte Biol., 72, 554-562 (2002).
What is the Department of Transportation shipping information for this product?
Transportation information can be found in Section 14 of the product's (M)SDS. To access the shipping information for this material, use the link on the product detail page for the product, or search here. 
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