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A7506 Sigma

L-Ascorbic acid

reagent grade, crystalline

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

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Description

Application

Antioxidant.

Caution

May darken in storage.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

25, 100, 500 g in poly bottle

5 kg in poly drum

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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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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