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71-30-7 - Cytosine, 98+% - 4-Amino-2-hydroxypyrimidine - A14731 - Alfa Aesar

A14731 Cytosine, 98+%

CAS Number
71-30-7
Synonyms
4-Amino-2-hydroxypyrimidine

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 44.91
25g 135.00
100g 508.82
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Cytosine, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00006034
EINECS
200-749-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H5N3O
Formula Weight
111.10
Melting point
>300°
Solubility
Clear to very slightly hazy colorless to faint yellow solution at 50 mg/ml in 0.5 M HCL.

Applications

Cytosine is a nucleoside used for proteomics research. It is also used as an enzyme substrate or precursor of effector molecules such as cytosine sugars.

Notes

Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Akira Ono; Hidetaka Torigoe; Yoshiyuki Tanaka; Itaru Okamoto. Binding of metal ions by pyrimidine base pairs in DNA duplexes. Chemical Society Reviews. 2011, 40, (12),5855-5866

 

Jeffrey A.Yoder; Colum P.Walsh; Timothy H.Bestor. Cytosine methylation and the ecology of intragenomic parasites. Trends in Genetics. 1997, 13, (8),335-340

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,2795
Beilstein
2637
Harmonized Tariff Code
2933.59
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
UW7350150

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