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A5752 Sigma-Aldrich

Adrenochrome

Synonym: 3-Hydroxy-1-methyl-5,6-indolinedione

  • CAS Number 54-06-8

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C9H9NO3

  • Molecular Weight 179.17

  •  EC Number 200-192-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00069732

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24891016

  •  NACRES NA.47

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Properties

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assay   >95% (HPLC)
form   powder
application(s)   hematology: suitable
  histology: suitable
εmax   3-4.5 at 485-490 nm in water
  9.0-10.5 at 299-304 nm in water
Featured Industry   Diagnostic Assay Manufacturing
storage temp.   −20°C
SMILES string   CN1CC(O)C2=CC(=O)C(=O)C=C12
InChI   1S/C9H9NO3/c1-10-4-9(13)5-2-7(11)8(12)3-6(5)10/h2-3,9,13H,4H2,1H3
InChI key   RPHLQSHHTJORHI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Adrenochrome has been used to study the effect of adrenochrome on coronary artery constriction in the rat heart.

Packaging

25, 250 mg in glass insert

Biochem/physiol Actions

Adrenochrome is an oxidation product of adrenaline. It has been implicated in cardiotoxicity. It is a short-lived cytotoxic molecule and is part of the leukocyte response used to kill bacteria. Adrenochrome is also suggested to exhibit psychotomimetic effects. It is used to determine superoxide dismutase activity.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. A5752.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
NM1925000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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