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A8960 Sigma

L-Ascorbic acid 2-phosphate sesquimagnesium salt hydrate




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5 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

L-Ascorbic acid 2-phosphate (AA2P) is used in biocatalytic dephosphorylation for electric power generation and electrochemical detection assays. L-Ascorbic acid 2-phosphate may be used in cell differentiation and tissue engineering applications. Asc-2P is used in studies of gene repression, such as the repression of dihydrotestosterone-induced dickkopf-1 expression.

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NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


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Certificate of Origin

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If available for a given product, the recommended re-test date or the expiration date can be found on the Certificate of Analysis. These documents are located on the product detail page under Useful Links & Tools. Click on the following link to search for a Certificate of Analysis. Please click the following link to see the details on our Product Dating Information.
How do I get lot-specific information or a Certificate of Analysis?
A Certificate of Analysis is available by lot number and can be obtained through our Advanced Search Option: http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/catalog/AdvancedSearchPage.do
The formula has "XH2O".  How much water is there in my lot of Product A8960, L-Ascorbic acid 2-phospate?
Because the water content varies from lot to lot, water content is reported on the lot-specific Certificate of Analysis.  Water content is typically in the range of 5 - 7 moles water per mole of ascorbic acid-2-phosphate.
How can I make and keep a solution of Product A8960, L-Ascorbic acid 2-phospate?
A8960 is soluble in water at 50 mg/ml, forming a clear colorless to yellow solution.  Stocks solutions that are stored at 5 °C are approximately 80% active after 4 weeks.
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