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C2404

Sigma-Aldrich

Citric acid

anhydrous, suitable for cell culture, suitable for plant cell culture

Linear Formula:
HOC(COOH)(CH2COOH)2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
192.12
Beilstein:
782061
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
39021801
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

assay

≥97% (GC)

form

powder

expl. lim.

8 %, 65 °F

technique(s)

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

pH

1.8 (25 °C, 50 g/L)

pKa 

(1) 3.13, (2) 4.76, (3) 6.4

mp

153-159 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: 50 mg/mL, clear to very slightly hazy, colorless

density

1.67 g/cm3 at 20 °C

SMILES string

OC(=O)CC(O)(CC(O)=O)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C6H8O7/c7-3(8)1-6(13,5(11)12)2-4(9)10/h13H,1-2H2,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)(H,11,12)

InChI key

KRKNYBCHXYNGOX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

human ... SRC(6714)

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Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Application

In addition to its function as an iron chelator, citrate can support cholesterol/sterol, ubiquinone and isoprenoid biosynthesis in cell culture applications.

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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