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N0636

Sigma-Aldrich

Nicotinamide

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

Synonym(s):
Niacinamide, Nicotinic acid amide, Pyridine-3-carboxylic acid amide, Vitamin B3, Vitamin PP
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H6N2O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
122.12
Beilstein:
383619
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.75

biological source

synthetic (organic)

Quality Level

product line

BioReagent

assay

≥98% (HPLC)

form

powder

mol wt

Mw 122.12 g/mol

technique(s)

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

color

white

mp

128-131 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble 50 mg/mL, clear, colorless

SMILES string

NC(=O)c1cccnc1

InChI

1S/C6H6N2O/c7-6(9)5-2-1-3-8-4-5/h1-4H,(H2,7,9)

Inchi Key

DFPAKSUCGFBDDF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

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General description

Nicotinamide (NAM) belongs to vitamin B family and is the amide form of vitamin B3. NAM is present in food and is a constituent of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) and nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADP). Tryptophan is the precursor for NAM synthesis in liver. NAM controls cell metabolism, redox reactions, mitochondrial functionsand energy generation. It promotes natural killer cells proliferation and survival. NAM confers neuroprotection and promotes neuronal maturation. It has the ability to cross the blood-brain barrier and may provide protection in ischaemic stroke and traumatic brain injury. NAM may elicit therapeutic benefits in Alzheimer′s, Parkinson′s, and Huntington′s diseases.

Application

Nicotinamide has been used as a medium supplement in organoid culture of intestinal stem cells, esophageal squamous cell carcinomas(ESCC), pancreatic cancer organoids and pancreatic progenitor induction.

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Nicotinamide is an amide derivative of vitamin B3 and a PARP inhibitor

Pictograms

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Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

302.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

150 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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