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L-Ascorbic acid

BioUltra, ≥99.5% (RT)

Synonym: L-Threoascorbic acid, Antiscorbutic factor, Vitamin C

  • CAS Number 50-81-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H8O6

  • Molecular Weight 176.12

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 84272

  •  EC Number 200-066-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00064328

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57653659

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Properties

Related Categories BioUltra, Biochemicals and Reagents, Carbohydrates, Monosaccharide, Vitamin C,
InChI Key   CIWBSHSKHKDKBQ-JLAZNSOCSA-N
product line   BioUltra
assay   ≥99.5% (RT)
impurities   insoluble matter, passes filter test
ign. residue   ≤0.05% (as SO4)
loss   ≤0.05% loss on drying, 20 °C (HV)
color   colorless
pH   1.0-2.5 (25 °C, 1 M in H2O)
mp   190-194 °C (dec.)
solubility   H2O: 1 M at 20 °C clear, colorless
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤20 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
absorption   absorption1M/306 nm, H2O cut-off
Gene Information   human ... SLC23A2(9962)

Description

Other Notes

Denaturation of proteins; Dimeric association of E. coli RNA polymerase α subunits, studied by cleavage of single cysteine α subunits conjugated to Fe-BABE.

Biochem/physiol Actions

L-Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) is a water soluble molecule use in a wide variety of applications, including cell culture, as a reducing agent that helps reduce oxidative stress. L-Ascorbate can be regenerated by biological systems.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
CI7650000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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