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59-30-3 - Folic acid, crystalline - Pteroyl-L-glutamic acid - J60833 - Alfa Aesar

J60833 Folic acid, crystalline

CAS Number
59-30-3
Synonyms
Pteroyl-L-glutamic acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 58.40
100g 186.00
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Folic acid, crystalline

MDL
MFCD00079305
EINECS
200-419-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
C19H19N7O6
Formula Weight
441.41
Form
Crystalline
Solubility
Soluble in sodium hydroxide, acetic acid, phenol, pyridine, alkali hydroxides, carbonates, hot dilute hydrochloric acid and sulfuric acid. Slightly soluble in water, methanol, ethanol and butanol. Insoluble in acetone, chloroform, ether and benzene.

Applications

Vitamin B9. A B-complex vitamin necessary for the body to produce red blood cellsFolic acid acts as a vitamin (hematopoietic), a nutritional supplement and dietary requirement for poultry. It also plays an important role in the formation of S-adenosyl methionine and in the synthesis and repair of DNA and RNA. Further, it serves as an essential vitamin for erythropoiesis. It is also employed in the treatment of methanol poisoning. In addition to this, it is used in the treatment and prevention of folate deficiencies and megaloblastic anemia.

Notes

Light and heat sensitive. Incompatible with heavy metal ions, strong oxidizing agents and strong reducing agents.

Literature References

Okereke, O. I.; Cook, N. R.; Albert, C. M.; Van Denburgh, M.; Buring, J. E.; Manson, J. E. Effect of long-term supplementation with folic acid and B vitamins on risk of depression in older women. Brit J Psychiat 2015, 206 (4), 324-331.

Ferreira, L. M. C.; Martins, P. R.; Araki, K.; Toma, H. H.; Angnes, L. Amperometric Folic Acid Quantification Using a Supramolecular Tetraruthenated Nickel Porphyrin mu-Peroxo-Bridged Matrix Modified Electrode Associated to Batch Injection Analysis. Electroanalysis 2015, 27 (10), 2322-2328.

Other References

Merck
14,4221
Beilstein
100781
Harmonized Tariff Code
2936.29
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
LP5425000

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