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P0657

Sigma-Aldrich

Phthaldialdehyde

suitable for HPLC fluorimetric detection of amino acids, ≥99% (HPLC), powder

Synonym(s):
o-Phthalic dicarboxaldehyde, OPA, Benzene-1,2-dicarboxaldehyde, o-Phthalaldehyde
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C8H6O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
134.13
Beilstein:
878317
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

assay

≥99% (HPLC)

form

powder

application(s)

HPLC: suitable

color

light yellow

mp

55-58 °C

suitability

suitable for HPLC fluorimetric detection of amino acids

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

O=Cc1ccccc1C=O

InChI

1S/C8H6O2/c9-5-7-3-1-2-4-8(7)6-10/h1-6H

InChI key

ZWLUXSQADUDCSB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Phthaldialdehyde has been used:
  • in the preparation of O-phthaldialdehyde reagent for analysing gentamycin content
  • in the preparation of reagent for determining the degree of hydrolysis of milk proteins
  • in the measurement of free amino acids of milk samples by O-phthaldialdehyde/N-acetyl-L-cysteine (OPA/NAC) assay
  • in the derivatization of putrescine samples

For precolumn derivatization of amino acids for HPLC separation. For flow cytometric measurements of protein thiol groups.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B - Skin Sens. 1 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

6.1A - Combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

269.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

132 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Gentamicin-eluting bioresorbable composite fibers for wound healing applications
Zilberman M, et al.
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 89(3), 654-666 (2009)
Bioactive peptides from bovine milk alpha-casein: isolation, characterization and multifunctional properties
Srinivas S and Prakash V
International Journal of Peptide Research and Therapeutics, 16(1), 7-15 (2010)
Colour change and proteolysis of skim milk during high pressure thermal-processing
Devi AF, et al.
Journal of Food Engineering, 147, 102-110 (2015)
Gene expression knockdown by modulating synthetic small RNA expression in Escherichia coli
Noh M, et al.
Cell Systems, 5(4), 418-426 (2017)
Andrea Molina et al.
Toxins, 11(6) (2019-06-05)
Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites, produced by fungi of genera Aspergillus, Penicillium and Fusarium (among others), which produce adverse health effects on humans and animals (carcinogenic, teratogenic and immunosuppressive). In addition, mycotoxins negatively affect the productive parameters of livestock (e.g., weight...

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