B103608

Sigma-Aldrich

γ-Butyrolactone

ReagentPlus®, ≥99%

Synonym(s):
4-Hydroxybutyric acid lactone, gamma-Butyrolactone, γ-Hydroxybutyric acid lactone, GBL
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C4H6O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
86.09
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
105248
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

vapor density

3 (vs air)

vapor pressure

1.5 mmHg ( 20 °C)

product line

ReagentPlus®

assay

≥99%

autoignition temp.

851 °F

expl. lim.

16 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.436 (lit.)

bp

204-205 °C (lit.)

mp

−45 °C (lit.)

density

1.12 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

O=C1CCCO1

InChI

1S/C4H6O2/c5-4-2-1-3-6-4/h1-3H2

InChI key

YEJRWHAVMIAJKC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

For the introduction of 3-carboxypropyl side chain. Used as a component of electrolyte solutions in batteries and capacitors.

Packaging

20 kg in VerSA-Flow™
25, 500 g in glass bottle
2.5 kg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Precursor of γ-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB). It blocks dopamine release by blocking impulse flow in dopaminergic neurons. Pretreatment with γ-butyrolactone allows detection of autoreceptor-induced dopamine release.

Legal Information

ReagentPlus is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Pictograms

CorrosionExclamation mark

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

hazcat

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Central nervous system

storage_class_code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

208.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

98 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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Journal of medicinal chemistry, 34(1), 267-276 (1991-01-01)
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Journal of Power Sources, 43, 195-195 (1993)
Monica Blichowski et al.
Epilepsia, 56(7), 1081-1087 (2015-06-03)
Infantile spasms (or IS) is a catastrophic childhood epilepsy that is particularly prevalent in children with Down syndrome. Previously, we have shown that the Ts65Dn (Ts) mouse model of Down syndrome is a useful substrate upon which to develop an...
Géraldine Le Goff et al.
Journal of natural products, 76(2), 142-149 (2013-02-08)
Three novel hydrazides, geralcins C-E (1-3), were isolated from Streptomyces sp. LMA-545, together with MH-031 and geralcins A and B. This unusual family of compounds was isolated from liquid-state and agar-supported fermentation using Amberlite XAD-16 solid-phase extraction during the cultivation...
Samuel K Kutty et al.
Journal of medicinal chemistry, 56(23), 9517-9529 (2013-11-07)
Fimbrolides from marine algae have shown promising activity against quorum sensing (QS), a chief regulatory and communication system in bacteria controlling biofilm formation and virulence factor. Nitric oxide (NO) at sublethal concentration has also been reported to induce dispersal of...
Protocols
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