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347795 Aldrich

Sodium dichloroacetate


Synonym: Dichloroacetic acid sodium salt




10, 50 g in glass bottle

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I have heard that dichloroacetate has been used for cancer treatment.  Is Product 347795, Sodium dichloroacetate, the same chemical?
Some research studies on the use of dichloroacetate as an anti-cancer agent have been performed.  At this time, no dichloroacetate compound or product has been approved for use as an anti-cancer drug.  The common salts of dichloroacetate are sodium and potassium, and these are what have been used in the research studies.  The Sigma-Aldrich products 347795, Sodium Dichloroacetate, and 348082, Potassium Dichloroacetate, are offered for laboratory use only, and are not manufactured or intended for human use.
How can I make a solution of Product 347795, Sodium dichloroacetate?
Sodium dichloroacetate is soluble in water at 50 mg/ml.
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