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T1539 Sigma-Aldrich

(+)-α-Tocopherol

Type VI, from vegetable oil, neat (liquid, ≥0.88M based on potency, density and molecular wt.), BioReagent, suitable for insect cell culture, ≥1000 IU/g

Synonym: 2,5,7,8-Tetramethyl-2-(4′,8′,12′-trimethyltridecyl)-6-chromanol, 5,7,8-Trimethyltocol, D-α-Tocopherol, Vitamin E

  • CAS Number 59-02-9

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C29H50O2

  • Molecular Weight 430.71

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 4712525

  •  EC Number 200-412-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00072045

  •  eCl@ss 34058016

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24899979

  •  NACRES NA.75

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Properties

Related Categories Amino Acids and Vitamins, Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Culture, Companion Products and Reagents, Insect Platform,
biological source   vegetable oil
type   Type VI
product line   BioReagent
form   neat (liquid, ≥0.88M based on potency, density and molecular wt.)
potency   ≥600 mg d-α-tocopherol per g
mol wt   Mw 430.71 g/mol
application(s)   cell culture | insect: suitable
color   yellow-orange
refractive index   n20/D 1.505 (lit.)
bp   200-220 °C/0.1 mmHg (lit.)
solubility   chloroform: soluble 0.1 mL/mL, clear, faintly yellow to yellow
density   0.95 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   CC(C)CCC[C@@H](C)CCC[C@@H](C)CCC[C@]1(C)CCc2c(C)c(O)c(C)c(C)c2O1
InChI   1S/C29H50O2/c1-20(2)12-9-13-21(3)14-10-15-22(4)16-11-18-29(8)19-17-26-25(7)27(30)23(5)24(6)28(26)31-29/h20-22,30H,9-19H2,1-8H3/t21-,22-,29-/m1/s1
InChI key   GVJHHUAWPYXKBD-IEOSBIPESA-N

Description

Packaging

25, 100 g in glass bottle

Application

Use in insect cell culture applications as an antioxidant.

Other Notes

Mixed constitutional (α, β, γ, δ) isomers.

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. T1539.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
DJ2900000
Flash Point(F) 
230 °F
Flash Point(C) 
110 °C

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