Uracil, 99+%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A15570-18

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Catalog No. AAA1557018

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 66-22-8
    Molecular Formula C4H4N2O2
    Formula Weight 112.09g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00006016
    Beilstein 606623
    Merck Index 14,9850
    Chemical Name or Material Uracil

    Specifications

    Quantity 50g
    CAS 66-22-8
    Assay Percent Range ≥99%
    Molecular Formula C4H4N2O2
    Formula Weight 112.09g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00006016
    Beilstein 606623
    Merck Index 14,9850
    RTECS Number YQ8650000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Uracil
    Assay ≥99%

    Description

    Applications
    Uracil is produced by hydrolysis of nucleic acid and used in biochemical research. It serves as a allosteric regulator and coenzyme for reactions in the human body and in plants. It reacts with fluorine to get 5-fluorouracil, which is an anticancer drug. Further, it is used in drug delivery and in pharmaceuticals. In addition to this, it is used in the synthesis of caffeine and in the determination of microbial contamination of tomatoes.

    Solubility
    Soluble in water, aqueous ammonia, 1M sodium hydroxide solution and alkalies. Insoluble in ethanol and ether.

    Notes
    Incompatible with water, air and strong oxidizing agents.

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