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Bilirubin - CAS 635-65-4 - Calbiochem

Principal pigment of bile and one of the major end products of hemoglobin decomposition.

Synonym: Bilirubin - CAS 635-65-4 - Calbiochem

  • CAS Number 635-65-4

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C33H36N4O6

  • Molecular Weight 584.66

  •  MDL number MFCD00005499

  •  NACRES NA.77

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Properties

Related Categories Antioxidant and Free Radical Scavengers, Cancer Research, Cell Biology, Chemopreventive Agents
Quality Level   100
form   solid
mfr. no.   Calbiochem®
storage condition   OK to freeze
  protect from light
storage conditions   +15C to +30C
color   red-brown
solubility   chloroform: 1 mg/mL
  alkaline solution: soluble
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   room temp
InChI   1S/C33H36N4O6/c1-7-20-19(6)32(42)37-27(20)14-25-18(5)23(10-12-31(40)41)29(35-25)15-28-22(9-11-30(38)39)17(4)24(34-28)13-26-16(3)21(8-2)33(43)36-26/h7-8,13-14,34-35H,1-2,9-12,15H2,3-6H3,(H,36,43)(H,37,42)(H,38,39)(H,40,41)/b26-13-,27-14-
InChI key   BPYKTIZUTYGOLE-IFADSCNNSA-N

Description

General description

Extinction coefficient (454 nm, CHCl3):59,100-62,300 M-1cm-1.

Principal pigment of bile and one of the major end products of hemoglobin decomposition. It contains conjugated double bonds and reactive hydrogen atoms. Serves as a physiological antioxidant. Reported to cross the blood-brain barrier and exert significant antioxidant effects in the brain. This product corresponds to the unconjugated form.

Principle pigment of bile and one of the major end-products of hemoglobin decomposition. Contains conjugated double bonds and reactive hydrogen atoms. Proposed to serve as a physiological antioxidant. Large quantities of bilirubin in extracellular fluids are the usual cause of jaundice. This product corresponds to the unconjugated form.

Packaging

1 g in Glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Cell permeable: no

Primary Target
Serves as a physiological antioxidant

Product does not compete with ATP.

Reversible: no

Warning

Toxicity: Standard Handling (A)

Reconstitution

Unstable in basic solutions; reconstitute just prior to use.

Other Notes

Ossala, J.O., et al. 1998. Int. J. Biochem. Cell Biol. 30, 285.
Scigliano, G., et al. 1997. Ital. J. Neurol. Sci. 18, 69.

Legal Information

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

WGK Germany 
WGK 2
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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