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A2218 Sigma

L-Ascorbic acid

meets USP testing specifications

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

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Properties

Related Categories Analytical/Chromatography, Cell Biology, Core Bioreagents, Pharmacopoeia, Pharmacopoeia A-Z,
InChI Key   CIWBSHSKHKDKBQ-JLAZNSOCSA-N
pH   1.0 - 2.5 (25 °C, 176 g/L in water)
mp   190-194 °C (dec.)
solubility   water: soluble176 g/L at 20 °C
suitability   meets USP testing specifications
Gene Information   human ... SLC23A2(9962)

Description

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1 kg in poly bottle

25, 100, 500 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Ascorbic Acid, also known as Vitamin C, is a six-carbon lactone produced by plants and some animal species but not by humans and other primates. Ascorbic acid functions as an enzymatic cofactor for multiple enzymes, serving as an electron donor for monooxygenases and dioxygenases. Ascorbic acid also functions as a powerful antioxidant, particularly in regards to reactive oxygen species.

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All labs need water
Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
CI7650000
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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