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3-Dehydro Retinol


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Naturally occurring retinoid originally discovered in livers of freshwater fish. Constitutes 20-25% of total retinoid content in human epidermis; levels are markedly elevated in patients with hyperproliferative dermatoses such as psoriasis.
Catalog #007868
FormThick Orange Gel
SolubilityChloroform, Ethyl Acetate
CAS Number79-80-1
Molecular FormulaC20H28O
Molecular Weight284.44
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate names(all-E)-3,7-Dimethyl-9-(2,6,6-trimethyl-1,3-cyclohexadien-1-yl)-2,4,6,8-nonatetraen-1-ol; 3,4-Dehydroretinol;all-trans- 3-Dehydroretinol; Dehydroretinol; Vitamin A2; all-trans-3,4-Didehydroretinol;

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