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95146 Sigma

Retinol solution

≥95.0% (HPLC)

Synonym: 3,7-Dimethyl-9-(2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexenyl)-2,4,6,8-nonatetraen-1-ol, Axerophthol, Vitamin A alcohol solution, Vitamin A1, all-trans-Retinol

  • CAS Number 68-26-8

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C20H30O

  • Molecular Weight 286.45

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 403040

  •  EC Number 203-777-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00001552

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57653655

  •  eCl@ss 34058018

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Carotenoid, Cell Biology, Nutrition Research, Phytochemicals by Chemical Classification,
InChI Key   FPIPGXGPPPQFEQ-OVSJKPMPSA-N
assay   ≥95.0% (HPLC)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Analysis Note

0.25 mg in 1 mL hexane

Biochem/physiol Actions

Retinal, retinol and retinoic acid are the aldehyde, alcohol and acid forms of vitamin A. The retinoids exist as many geometric isomers due to the unsaturated bonds in the aliphatic chain.
Retinol is biological active in a wide range of processes.

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Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
RIDADR 
UN1208 - class 3 - PG 2 - Hexanes, solution
WGK Germany 
2
Flash Point(F) 
-14.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-26 °C
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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