Cookies disclaimer

I agree Our site saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing our website without changing the browser settings you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

57-87-4 - Ergosterol hydrate, 96% (dry wt.), cont. up to ca 6% water - Provitamin D2 - B23840 - Alfa Aesar

B23840 Ergosterol hydrate, 96% (dry wt.), cont. up to ca 6% water

CAS Number
57-87-4
Synonyms
Provitamin D2

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 53.90
25g 197.00
Add to Cart Add to Quote Request View Item

Ergosterol hydrate, 96% (dry wt.), cont. up to ca 6% water

MDL
MFCD00003623
EINECS
200-352-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C28H44O•xH2O
Formula Weight
396.65(anhy)
Melting point
154-160°
Sensitivity
Light Sensitive
Solubility
Soluble in water (<1 mg/ml at 25°C), chloroform (50 mg/ml), DMSO (<1 mg/ml at 25°C), ethanol (<1 mg/ml at 25°C), and ether (14.29 mg/ml).

Applications

Ergosterol may be used to study the function of anti-fungal drugs such as Amphotericin B and its analogues and to study the ergosterol biosynthesis pathway within various fungi. It acts as a useful indicator of living fungal biomass.

Notes

Light sensitive. Store away from air, light and oxidizing agents, bases and light. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition. Store under dark. Store under inert gas.

Literature References

H. Van Den Bossche, et al. Biochemical effects of miconazole on fungi. II. Inhibition of ergosterol biosynthesis in Candida albicans.Chem. Biol. Interact.,1978,21(1), 59-78.

F. Martin, et al. An improved ergosterol assay to estimate fungal biomass in ectomycorrhizas.Mycological Research.,1990,94(8), 1059-1064.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H300

Fatal if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P264-P270-P301+P310a-P321-P405-P501a

Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,3659
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2936.90
TSCA
No

Recommended

Recently Viewed

Chemicals

Life Science

Metals & Materials

Catalysts

Analytical & Labware