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1340960 USP

Inositol

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym: 1,2,3,4,5,6-Hexahydroxycyclohexane, i-Inositol, meso-Inositol, myo-Inositol

  • CAS Number 87-89-8

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H12O6

  • Molecular Weight 180.16

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1907329

  •  MDL number MFCD00077932

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329750164

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Related Categories Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, Pharmacopeia & Metrological Institutes Standards, USP Standards, USP Standards I - K More...
grade   pharmaceutical primary standard
vapor density   6.2 (vs air)
mfr. no.   USP
mp   222-227 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
SMILES string   O[C@H]1[C@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@@H]1O
InChI   1S/C6H12O6/c7-1-2(8)4(10)6(12)5(11)3(1)9/h1-12H/t1-,2-,3-,4+,5-,6-
InChI key   CDAISMWEOUEBRE-GPIVLXJGSA-N

Description

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Biochem/physiol Actions

A component of membrane phospholipids, glycosyl­phosphatidyl­inositol anchors that bind glycoproteins to cell membranes, and inositol phosphate second messengers.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.

Sales restrictions may apply.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

ELSD/MS Analysis of Choline and Inositol on SeQuant ZIC-HILIC

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HPLC Analysis of Caffeine, Choline, Taurine, Inositol, and Carnitine on SeQuant ZIC-HILIC

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents HPLC Analysis of Caffeine, Choline, Taurine, Inositol, and Carnitine on SeQuant ZIC-HILIC
Keywords: High performance liquid chromatography

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