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A12634 Indole-3-carboxylic acid, 98%

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Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A12634-03 1g 26.40
A12634-06 5g 75.10
A12634-14 25g 318.00
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Indole-3-carboxylic acid, 98%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
ca 239° dec.
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in 95% Ethanol: 50 mg/ml, also soluble in methanol.


Indole-3-carboxylic acid is used as a raw material in synthesis. The structures of the derivatives of indole-3-carboxylic acid were studied using gas chromatography with high resolution mass spectrometry (GC-HRMS), ultra-high performance liquid chromatography in combination with high resolution tandem mass spectrometry (UHPLC-HRMS), nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR) and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. Reactant for preparation of: Anticancer agents, Derivatives of amino acids and peptides, Serotonin 5-HT4 receptor antagonists, Primary acylureas, Inhibitors of Gli1-mediated transcription in the Hedgehog pathway, Serotonin 5-HT6 antagonists, Very Late Antigen-4 (VLA-4) sntagonists, EphB3 receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors, Potential Therapeutic Agent for Alzheimer?s Disease, Vinyl ester pseudotripeptide proteasome inhibitors


Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep away from strong oxidizing agents. Stable under ordinary conditions.

Literature References

G Smith.; UD Wermuth.; PC Healy. Indole-3-carboxylic acid. Acta Crystallographica Section E. 2003, E59, (1), 1776-1777.

G Quartarone.; M Battilana.; L Bonaldo.; T Tortato. Investigation of the inhibition effect of indole-3-carboxylic acid on the copper corrosion in 0.5 MH 2 SO 4. Corrosion Science. 2008, 50, (12), 3467-3474.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H312-H315-H319-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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