B3408 Sigma


plant cell culture tested

Synonym: 6-BAP, BA, N6-Benzyladenine



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suitability   plant cell culture tested
Featured Industry   Agriculture


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1, 5, 25 g in poly bottle

100, 500 mg in poly bottle


6-Benzylaminopurine, benzyl adenine (BAP) is a synthetic cytokinin which together with auxins elicits plant growth and development responses. BAP is a widely use cytokinin supplement to plant growth media such as Murashige and Skoog medium, Gamborg’s medium, and Chu’s N6 medium.

Biochem/physiol Actions

BAP is an inhibitor of respiratory kinase in plants, and increases post-harvest life of green vegetables.

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Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 

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What is the shelf-life of Product B3408, 6-Benzylaminopurine?
This product does not have any official shelf-life or expiration dating associated with it. The only date shown on the certificate of analysis will be the QC Release date. For customers whose systems require formal date management, use of a date one year from shipment is supported by our terms and conditions of supply.
What is Product B3408, 6-Benzylaminopurine, soluble in?
This product is soluble at in glacial acetic acid (50 mg/mL) with the possibility of heating being required. It is also soluble in 1 M NaOH. The product can also be dissolved in 0.1M HCl.
What information is available on the preparation and use of this and other plant growth regulators?
Information and use on the preparation of this and other plant growth regulators may be found at
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