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Uracil, 99+%

Brand:  Alfa Aesar A15570.18

UNSPSC : 12352005

Code : NEW

Additional Details : CAS Number : 66-22-8 Weight : 0.01000kg

Quantity 50g

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Product Code. 11473037

  • £19.40 / 50g


Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 01-06-2017
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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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

Uracil
C4H4N2O2
MFCD00006016
14,9850
66-22-8
112.09
606623

Specifications

Uracil
≥99%
C4H4N2O2
MFCD00006016
14,9850
66-22-8
≥99%
112.09
606623
50g
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