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23120 Sigma-Aldrich

α-Chloralose

≥98.0% (chloralose, AT)

Synonym: 1,2-O-(2,2,2-Trichloroethylidene)-α-D-glucofuranose, Anhydro-D-glucochloral, Chloralose

  • CAS Number 15879-93-3

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C8H11Cl3O6

  • Molecular Weight 309.53

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 85418

  •  EC Number 240-016-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00005542

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57648022

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Carbohydrate Chemistry, Carbohydrate Derivatives, Carbohydrates, Carbohydrates A to Z,
Quality Level   100
assay   ≥98.0% (chloralose, AT)
optical activity   [α]20/D +17±2°, 5 hr, c = 2% in ethanol
mp   178-182 °C
solubility   water: soluble 1 gm in 225 ml at 15 °C
  chloroform: slightly soluble
  diethyl ether: soluble
  glacial acetic acid: soluble
  petroleum ether: insoluble
SMILES string   OC[C@@H](O)[C@H]1O[C@@H]2O[C@@H](O[C@@H]2[C@H]1O)C(Cl)(Cl)Cl
InChI   1S/C8H11Cl3O6/c9-8(10,11)7-16-5-3(14)4(2(13)1-12)15-6(5)17-7/h2-7,12-14H,1H2/t2-,3+,4-,5-,6-,7-/m1/s1
InChI key   OJYGBLRPYBAHRT-IPQSZEQASA-N

Description

Packaging

25, 100, 500 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

α-Chloralose stimulates the gama-aminobutyric acid (GABA)-induced chloride conductance of gama-aminobutyric acidA (GABAA) receptors expressed in Xenopus laevis oocytes.

Components

mixture of isomers of ~85% α-chloralose; ~15% β-chloralose

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Target organs 
Central nervous system
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
FM9450000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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