220507

Sigma-Aldrich

Ethyl methanesulfonate

99%

Synonym(s):
Ethyl mesylate, Methanesulfonic acid ethyl ester
Linear Formula:
CH3SO3CH2CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
124.16
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
773969
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

assay

99%

refractive index

n20/D 1.418 (lit.)

bp

85-86 °C/10 mmHg (lit.)

density

1.206 g/mL at 20 °C

SMILES string

CCOS(C)(=O)=O

InChI

1S/C3H8O3S/c1-3-6-7(2,4)5/h3H2,1-2H3

InChI key

PLUBXMRUUVWRLT-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Exclamation markHealth hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

UN 3082 9 / PGIII

WGK Germany

3

Flash Point(F)

212 °F

Flash Point(C)

100 °C

Elmar Gocke et al.
Toxicology letters, 190(3), 254-265 (2009-10-28)
In order to assess the risk of patients being exposed to an anti-AIDS medication contaminated with EMS we have performed in depth genotoxicity, general toxicity and DMPK investigations. The results of these studies are reported in the accompanying papers of...
Interspecific comparison of ethyl methanesulfonate-induced mutation rates in relation to genome size.
A P Schalet
Mutation research, 49(3), 313-340 (1978-03-01)
Nidhi Rawat et al.
BMC plant biology, 12, 205-205 (2012-11-09)
Triticum monococcum L., an A genome diploid einkorn wheat, was the first domesticated crop. As a diploid, it is attractive genetic model for the study of gene structure and function of wheat-specific traits. Diploid wheat is currently not amenable to...
Catherine Charles et al.
Food chemistry, 135(4), 2974-2981 (2012-09-18)
The complexity of DNA repair mechanisms infers that xenobiotics, derived from food and medicinal plants, may interfere in the process, activating or inhibiting repair. Different flavonoids were investigated, at the highest non-toxic concentration, for their capacity to modulate DNA repair...
G A Sega
Mutation research, 134(2-3), 113-142 (1984-09-01)
Ethyl methanesulfonate (EMS) is a monofunctional ethylating agent that has been found to be mutagenic in a wide variety of genetic test systems from viruses to mammals. It has also been shown to be carcinogenic in mammals. Alkylation of cellular...

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