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57569 Sigma

myo-Inositol

BioUltra, ≥99.5% (HPLC)

Synonym: 1,2,3,4,5,6-Hexahydroxycyclohexane, i-Inositol, meso-Inositol

  • CAS Number 87-89-8

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H12O6

  • Molecular Weight 180.16

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1907329

  •  EC Number 201-781-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00077932

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57651629

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Properties

Related Categories BioUltra, Biochemicals and Reagents, Carbohydrates, Cell Biology, Functional Foods,
vapor density   6.2 (vs air)
InChI Key   CDAISMWEOUEBRE-GPIVLXJGSA-N
product line   BioUltra
assay   ≥99.5% (HPLC)
impurities   insoluble matter, passes filter test
ign. residue   ≤0.2%
loss   ≤0.5% loss on drying, 20 °C (HV)
pH   5.0-7.0 (25 °C, 0.5 M in H2O)
mp   222-227 °C(lit.)
  224-227 °C
solubility   H2O: soluble0.5 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg
cation traces   Al: ≤5 mg/kg
  As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
  Bi: ≤5 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
  Co: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
  K: ≤50 mg/kg
  Li: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
  Na: ≤50 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
  Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤5 mg/kg
λ   0.5 M in H2O
UV absorption   λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.1
  λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.1

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

A component of membrane phospholipids, glycosyl­phosphatidyl­inositol anchors that bind glycoproteins to cell membranes, and inositol phosphate second messengers.

Other Notes

Metabolism and function of myo-inositol and inositol phospholipids; Review ; Component of the liquid stationary phase in the GLC separation of nitroxylene and xylenol isomers

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. 57569.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Application

Myo-Inositol, an organic osmolyte, is used to improve ovarian function in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Myo-Inositol may be used to study the H+-myo-inositol transporter SLC2A13, a Potential Marker for Cancer Stem Cells in an Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma.

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