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66778-17-4 - Esculin sesquihydrate, 97% - 6,7-Dihydroxycoumarin 6-glucoside sesquihydrate - A11624 - Alfa Aesar

A11624 Esculin sesquihydrate, 97%

CAS Number
66778-17-4
Synonyms
6,7-Dihydroxycoumarin 6-glucoside sesquihydrate

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 21.63
25g 79.96
100g 193.60
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Esculin sesquihydrate, 97%

MDL
MFCD00149492
EINECS
208-517-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
C15H16O9•1.5H2O
Formula Weight
367.31 (340.28anhy)
Melting point
203-205°
Sensitivity
Air Sensitive & Hygroscopic
Solubility
Slightly soluble in water.

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.

Notes

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

Literature References

Matthew C. Allendera.; Daniel B. Raudabaugh.; Frank H. Gleason.; Andrew N. Miller. The natural history, ecology, and epidemiology of Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola and its potential impact on free-ranging snake populations. Fungal Ecology. 2015, 17, 187-196.

Cedric Tarayre.; Julien Bauwens.; Christel Matteotti.; Catherine Brasseur.; Catherine Millet.; Sebastien Massart.; Jacqueline Destain.; Micheline Vandenbol.; Edwin De Pauw.; Eric Haubruge.; Frederic Francis.; Philippe Thonart.; Daniel Portetelle.; Frank Delvigne. Multiple analyses of microbial communities applied to the gut of the wood-feeding termite Reticulitermes flavipes fed on artificial diets. Symbiosis. 2015, 65, (3), 143-155.

Ultraviolet absorbent. Reversible inhibitor of phenylalanine hydroxylase.

Other References

Merck
14,3698
Beilstein
95387
Harmonized Tariff Code
2938.90
TSCA
Yes

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