Alfa Aesar Ergosterol hydrate, 96% (dry wt.), cont. up to ca 6% water
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar B2384014
Ergosterol may be used to study the function of anti-fungal drugs such as Amphotericin B and its analogues and to study the ergosterol biosynthesis pathway within various fungi. It acts as a useful indicator of living fungal biomass.
Soluble in water (<1mg/mL at 25°C), chloroform (50 mg/ml), DMSO (<1mg/mL at 25°C), ethanol (<1mg/mL at 25°C), and ether (14.29 mg/ml).
Light sensitive. Store away from air, light and oxidizing agents, bases and light. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition. Store under dark. Store under inert gas.
|154° to 160°C|
|96%, (dry wt.), cont. up to ≈6% water|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Fatal if swallowed.
GHS P Statement
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Specific treatment (see label).
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
storageNote1 : Light sensitive
Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C