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1086006 USP

Caffeine melting point standard

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym: 1,3,7-Trimethylxanthine, Caffeine

  • CAS Number 58-08-2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C8H10N4O2

  • Molecular Weight 194.19

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 17705

  •  MDL number MFCD00005758

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329749195

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grade   pharmaceutical primary standard
InChI Key   RYYVLZVUVIJVGH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
form   neat
mp   234-236.5 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
format   neat

Description

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

USP issued SDS can be found here.

Biochem/physiol Actions

A central nervous system stimulant believed to act through adenosine receptors and monoamine neurotransmitters. It is an adenosine receptor antagonist and adenosine 3′,5′-cyclic monophosphate (cAMP) phosphodiesterase inhibitor. Thus, levels of cAMP increase in cells following treatment with caffeine. It has been reported to affect cellular calcium levels, releasing calcium from intracellular stores. It overrides the cell cycle effects of various chemicals such as protease inhibitors, preventing apoptosis; and it has been shown to inhibit cellular DNA repair mechanisms.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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