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I7508

Sigma-Aldrich

myo-Inositol

BioReagent, suitable for cell culture, suitable for insect cell culture, suitable for plant cell culture

Synonym(s):
1,2,3,4,5,6-Hexahydroxycyclohexane, i-Inositol, meso-Inositol
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H12O6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
180.16
Beilstein:
1907329
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

vapor density

6.2 (vs air)

product line

BioReagent

application(s)

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

mp

222-227 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 50 mg/mL, clear, colorless

Featured Industry

Agriculture

SMILES string

O[C@H]1[C@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@@H]1O

InChI

1S/C6H12O6/c7-1-2(8)4(10)6(12)5(11)3(1)9/h1-12H/t1-,2-,3-,4+,5-,6-

InChI key

CDAISMWEOUEBRE-GPIVLXJGSA-N

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Packaging

50, 100, 500 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

A component of membrane phospholipids, glycosyl­phosphatidyl­inositol anchors that bind glycoproteins to cell membranes, and inositol phosphate second messengers.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point F

Not applicable

Flash Point C

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Robert B Campenot et al.
Nature protocols, 4(12), 1869-1887 (2009-12-17)
The compartmented culture, in which primary neurons plated in a proximal compartment send their axons under silicone grease barriers and into left and right distal compartments, has enhanced the experimental capabilities of neuronal cultures. Treatments can be applied separately to...
M Utriainen et al.
Journal of neuro-oncology, 62(3), 329-338 (2003-06-05)
The signal of choline containing compounds (Cho) in proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H-MRS) is elevated in brain tumors. [11C]choline uptake as assessed using positron emission tomography (PET) has also been suggested to be higher in brain tumors than in the...
M Hallman et al.
Early human development, 10(3-4), 245-254 (1985-01-01)
According to animal studies myoinositol decreases surfactant phosphatidylglycerol and increases phosphatidylinositol. In the present study lung effluent phospholipids and serum myoinositol were analyzed in respiratory distress syndrome (RDS, 19 cases), in other lung disease (6 cases) and in 22 newborn...
C Servo et al.
Diabetologia, 11(6), 575-580 (1975-12-01)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) or CSF and plasma levels of sorbitol, 1,5-anhydroglucitol and myoinositol of diabetic and non-diabetic patients with normal kidney function and of diabetic and non-diabetic patients with impaired kidney function were measured by gas-liquid chromatography. The CSF sorbitol...
Pascal M Groenen et al.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, 189(6), 1713-1719 (2004-01-08)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the maternal and children's myo-inositol, glucose, and zinc status in association with spina bifida risk. Sixty-three mothers and 70 children with spina bifida and 102 control mothers and 85 control children were...

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