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D131 Sigma

3,5-Dinitrocatechol

solid

Synonym: 3,5-Dinitro-1,2-benzenediol, OR-486

  • CAS Number 7659-29-2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H4N2O6

  • Molecular Weight 200.11

  •  MDL number MFCD00069263

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24278158

Properties

Related Categories Bioactive Small Molecules, Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Biology, DIG-DY, Enzyme Inhibitors,
form   solid
color   yellow
solubility   H2O: slightly soluble0.17 mg/mL
  45% (w/v) aq 2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin: soluble2.8 mg/mL
  0.1 M HCl: slightly soluble
  DMSO: soluble
  aqueous buffer pH > 5: soluble
  ethanol: soluble
storage temp.   2-8°C
Gene Information   human ... COMT(1312)

Description

Application

Chelating reagent used in a sensitive (μM) assay for vanadium.1

Biochem/physiol Actions

Selective inhibitor of catechol O-methyl transferase (COMT); penetrates the blood brain barrier and is useful both orally and parenteraly in experiments where inhibition of COMT in the central nervous system is required.

Caution

Photosensitive

Packaging

250 mg in poly bottle

50 mg in glass bottle

Quality

Solutions may be stored for several days at 4 °C.

Features and Benefits

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