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DL-Pantothenic acid hemicalcium salt

suitable for cell culture, suitable for insect cell culture

Synonym: (±)-N-(2,4-Dihydroxy-3,3-dimethylbutyryl)-β-alanine, DL-N-(2,4-Dihydroxy-3,3-dimethylbutyryl)-β-alanine, Calcium pantothenate

  • CAS Number 63409-48-3

  • Linear Formula HOCH2C(CH3)2CH(OH)CONHCH2CH2CO2 · 1/2Ca2+

  • Molecular Weight 238.27

  •  MDL number MFCD00063189

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24898756



Related Categories Amino Acids and Vitamins, Cell Culture, Companion Products and Reagents, Insect Platform, Reagents and Supplements,
product line   BioReagent
form   powder
mol wt   Mw 238.27 g/mol
application(s)   cell culture | insect: suitable
  cell culture | mammalian: suitable
  cell culture | plant: suitable
color   white
mp   138 °C (dec.) (lit.)
solubility   water: soluble 50 mg/mL, clear to slightly hazy, colorless to faintly yellow
storage temp.   2-8°C



Cell culture media are generally supplemented with D-Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), an essential vitamin required for the synthesis of coenzyme-A (CoA) and the metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats.

This product has been qualified for use in plant cell culture. Also see P5155 for D-Pantothenic acid qualified for use in animal, insect and plant cell culture.

Biochem/physiol Actions

A vitamin that supports the synthesis of carbohydrates, proteins and fats through formation of coenzyme-A (CoA).


This product is a mixture of D and L isomers. Only the dextrorotatory (D) isomer of pantothenic acid possesses biologic activity. The levorotatory (L) form may antagonize the effects of the dextrorotatory isomer.

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