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F8758

Sigma-Aldrich

Folic acid

BioReagent, suitable for cell culture, suitable for insect cell culture, suitable for plant cell culture, ≥97%

Synonym(s):
Pterylmonoglutamic acid, PteGlu, Pteroyl-L-glutamic acid, Vitamin M
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C19H19N7O6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
441.40
Beilstein:
100781
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
34058014
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.75

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

product line

BioReagent

assay

≥97%

form

powder

mol wt

Mw 441.40 g/mol

technique(s)

cell culture | insect: suitable
cell culture | mammalian: suitable
cell culture | plant: suitable

color

dark yellow

solubility

1 M NaOH: soluble 50 mg/mL, clear to very slightly hazy, faintly yellow to dark yellow-orange

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

NC(N1)=NC(C2=C1N=CC(CNC3=CC=C(C(N[C@@H](CCC(O)=O)C(O)=O)=O)C=C3)=N2)=O

InChI

1S/C19H19N7O6/c20-19-25-15-14(17(30)26-19)23-11(8-22-15)7-21-10-3-1-9(2-4-10)16(29)24-12(18(31)32)5-6-13(27)28/h1-4,8,12,21H,5-7H2,(H,24,29)(H,27,28)(H,31,32)(H3,20,22,25,26,30)/t12-/m0/s1

InChI key

OVBPIULPVIDEAO-LBPRGKRZSA-N

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General description

Folic acid (FA)/pterylmonoglutamic acid helps to block neural tube defects (NTDs).

Application

Folic acid has been used:
  • to study the role of vitamins and amino acids on hybridoma growth and monoclonal antibody production
  • in cells and treatments
  • in perforin gene targeting using the CRISPR/Cas gene editing approach

Packaging

5, 25 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

A nutritional delivery form of folate. Folic acid and its derivatives are essential mediators of one-carbon metabolism within cells.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. F8758.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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