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69-93-2 - Uric acid, 99% - A13346 - Alfa Aesar

A13346 Uric acid, 99%

CAS Number
69-93-2
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 29.07
100g 82.22
500g 279.20
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Uric acid, 99%

MDL
MFCD00005712
EINECS
200-720-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H4N4O3
Formula Weight
168.11
Melting point
>300°
Density
1.89
Solubility
Soluble in 1M sodium hydroxide solution. Slightly soluble in water. Insoluble in ether and alcohol.

Applications

Uric acid acts as a strong reducing agent (electron donors) and potent antioxidant. It is used as a precursor in cell culture systems and in cosmetics. Further, it is useful for serum-free medium supplement. In addition to this, it is used as a reagent in the determination of uricase and tungstate.

Notes

Stable. Incompatible with other materials such as acids, bases and oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Bruun, J. M.; Maersk, M.; Belza, A.; Astrup, A.; Richelsen, B. Consumption of sucrose-sweetened soft drinks increases plasma levels of uric acid in overweight and obese subjects: a 6-month randomised controlled trial. Eur. J. Clin. Nutr. 2015, 69 (8), 949-953.

Pradhan, T.; Maiti, S.; Kumar, R.; Lee, Y. H.; Kim, J. W.; Lee, J. H.; Kim, J. S. Rationally designed non-enzymatic fluorogenic ‘turn-on’probe for uric acid. Dyes Pigm. 2015, 121, 1-6.

Other References

Merck
14,9875
Beilstein
156158
Harmonized Tariff Code
2933.59
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
YU7050080

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