Brand: Alfa Aesar A13586.22
UNSPSC : 12352104
Code : NEW
Additional Details : CAS Number : 87-89-8 Weight : 0.01000kg
Myo-Inositol is a growth factor for animals and microorganisms. It is the most abundant form of polyols that serves as a structural element of secondary messengers in eukaryotic cells. It is used as an adulterant in many illegal drugs like cocaine and methamphetamine. Further, it is used as a stand-in for cocaine on television and film.
Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in ethanol, dimethyl sulfoxide and alcohol. Insoluble in ether.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.