C8982

Sigma-Aldrich

α-Cyano-4-hydroxycinnamic acid

suitable for MALDI-TOF MS

Synonym(s):
α-CHCA, α-CCA, α-Cyano, ACCA, 4-HCCA
Linear Formula:
HOC6H4CH=C(CN)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
189.17
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
3271427
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21
Pricing and availability is not currently available.

Quality Level

analyte chemical class(es)

glycans, peptides, proteins

mp

245-250 °C (lit.)

suitability

suitable for MALDI-TOF MS

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

OC(=O)\C(=C\c1ccc(O)cc1)C#N

InChI

1S/C10H7NO3/c11-6-8(10(13)14)5-7-1-3-9(12)4-2-7/h1-5,12H,(H,13,14)/b8-5+

InChI key

AFVLVVWMAFSXCK-VMPITWQZSA-N

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General description

α-Cyano-4-hydroxycinnamic acid (CHCA) is specially purified and qualified as a matrix for peptide MALDI-MS (matrix assisted laser desorption ionization-mass spectrometry) calibration standards. CHCA enhances ionization of protein or peptide standards and samples in matrix assisted laser desorption ionization (MALDI) mass spectrometers.
It is also available as part of our ProteoMass MALDI calibration kits (MS-CAL1 and MS-CAL3).

Application

α-Cyano-4-hydroxycinnamic acid has been used as a matrix for MALDI-TOF MS (matrix assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry) analysis. The matrix has also been used for sample preparation.

Packaging

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Legal Information

6538 is a trademark of American Type Culture Collection
ProteoMass is a trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Pictograms

Exclamation mark

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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  5. What can be used for solublization of α-Cyano-4-hydroxycinnamic acid?

    α-Cyano-4-hydroxycinnamic acid (α-CCA, α-CHCA, α-Cyano, 4-HCCA, ACCA) is soluble in methanol (up to 50 mg/ml). It is also soluble at 10 mg/ml using 50% acetonitrile in 0.05% TFA for MALDI-MS. The acetonitrile concentration can be adjusted for individual preferences.For biological applications, it has been solubilized at 100 mM in DMSO or 50 mM in ethanol.

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J Gobom et al.
Analytical chemistry, 73(3), 434-438 (2001-02-24)
We present a new MALD1 sample preparation technique for peptide analysis using the matrix alpha-cyano-4-hydroxy-cinnamic acid (CHCA) and prestructured sample supports. The preparation integrates sample purification, based on the affinity of microcrystalline CHCA for peptides, thereby simplifying the analysis of...
a-Cyano-4-hydroxycinnamic acid as a matrix for matrixassisted laser desorption mass spectromtry.
Beavis RC, et al.
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