Alfa Aesar™ Esculin sesquihydrate, 97%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A1162422

Quantity 100g

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Catalog No. AAA1162422

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 66778-17-4
    Molecular Formula C15H16O9·1.5H2O
    Formula Weight 367.31g/mol (340.28g/mol Anhydrous)
    MDL Number MFCD00149492
    Beilstein 95387
    Merck Index 14,3698
    Synonym 6,7-Dihydroxycoumarin 6-glucoside sesquihydrate
    Chemical Name or Material Esculin sesquihydrate

    Specifications

    Melting Point 203° to 205°C
    Quantity 100g
    Optical Rotation −41° (c=5 in pyridine)
    CAS 66778-17-4
    Assay Percent Range 97%
    Molecular Formula C15H16O9·1.5H2O
    Formula Weight 367.31g/mol (340.28g/mol Anhydrous)
    MDL Number MFCD00149492
    Beilstein 95387
    Merck Index 14,3698
    Synonym 6,7-Dihydroxycoumarin 6-glucoside sesquihydrate
    Storage Note 1 Air Sensitive and Hygroscopic
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Esculin sesquihydrate
    Assay 97%

    Description

    Applications
    Esculin sesquihydrate is used to inhibits chemically induced carcinogenesis in mouse skin and kidney, used in a microbiology laboratory to aid in the identification of bacterial species, a naturally occurring antioxidant.

    Solubility
    Slightly soluble in water.

    Notes
    Air Sensitive & Hygroscopic. Keep container tightly closed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.

    Air Sensitive and Hygroscopic

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