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B4639 Sigma

Biotin

powder, BioReagent, suitable for cell culture, suitable for insect cell culture, suitable for plant cell culture, ≥99%

Synonym: D-Biotin, Bios II, Coenzyme R, Vitamin B7, Vitamin H

  • CAS Number 58-85-5

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C10H16N2O3S

  • Molecular Weight 244.31

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 86838

  •  EC Number 200-399-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00005541

  •  eCl@ss 34058011

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24891795

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Properties

Related Categories Amino Acids and Vitamins, Biochemicals and Reagents, Carbohydrates, Carbohydrates A to Z, Carbohydrates A-C,
InChI Key   YBJHBAHKTGYVGT-ZKWXMUAHSA-N
product line   BioReagent
assay   ≥99%
form   powder
mp   231-233 °C (lit.)
solubility   H2O: 0.2 mg/mL (Solubility increases with addition of 1 N NaOH.)
suitability   suitable for cell culture
  suitable for insect cell culture
  suitable for plant cell culture
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Essential vitamin that is important for amino acid and energy metabolism, and fatty acid synthesis. It is a prosthetic group in four mammalian carboxylase families and facilitates the binding and transfer of carbon dioxide.

Packaging

1, 5 g in poly bottle

100, 500 mg in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
XJ9088200

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