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A4544 Sigma

L-Ascorbic acid

suitable for cell culture, suitable for plant cell culture, ≥98%

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

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Related Categories Amino Acids & Vitamins, Bioactives and Supplements for Stem Cell Expansion, Bioactives/Supplements, Biochemicals and Reagents, Carbohydrate Chemistry,
InChI Key   CIWBSHSKHKDKBQ-JLAZNSOCSA-N
assay   ≥98%
form   powder
color   white
pH   1.0 - 2.5 (25 °C, 176 g/L in water)
mp   190-194 °C (dec.)
solubility   water: soluble50 mg/mL
suitability   suitable for cell culture
  suitable for plant cell culture
Gene Information   human ... SLC23A2(9962)

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25, 100, 500 g in glass 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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Laboratory Gloves

All labs need water
Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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

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Ascorbate in Cell Culture

Importance and uses of ascorbate in serum-free eucaryotic, including hybridoma and Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cell, cultures
Keywords: Cell culture, Culture media, Hydroxylations, Lipid peroxidation, Metabolism, Peroxidations, Vitamins

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