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A7878 Sigma-Aldrich

Allantoin

≥98%

Synonym: 5-Ureidohydantoin, Glyoxylic(acid) diureide

  • CAS Number 97-59-6

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C4H6N4O3

  • Molecular Weight 158.12

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 102364

  •  EC Number 202-592-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00005260

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Properties

assay   ≥98%
mp   230 °C (dec.) (lit.)
SMILES string   NC(=O)NC1NC(=O)NC1=O
InChI   1S/C4H6N4O3/c5-3(10)6-1-2(9)8-4(11)7-1/h1H,(H3,5,6,10)(H2,7,8,9,11)
InChI key   POJWUDADGALRAB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Purine metabolite via the uric acid pathway. Uric acid also reacts with free radicals to produce allantoin, thus allantoin may be a useful biomarker for oxidative stress.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
YT1600000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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