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Potent antioxidant and antineoplastic agent.
Catalog #011151
AtmosphereInert gas
Melting Point234-237°C (dec.)
SolubilityDMSO, Methanol
Method for Determining IdentityProton NMR (DMSO-d6) and MS
TLC ConditionsSiO2; Dichloromethane : Methanol (4:1). Visualized with UV and AMCS (single spot; Rf = 0.5).
Storage and StabilityStore at -4°C under inert atmosphere. Caution: Hygroscopic. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial prior to removing the cap.
CAS Number490-46-0
Molecular FormulaC15H14O6
Molecular Weight290.27
FormWhite to off-white Solid
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(2R,3R)-2-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-3,4-dihydro-2H-1-benzopyran-3,5,7-triol; epi-Catechin; epi-Catechol; l-Acacatechin; l-Epicatechin; l-Epicatechol

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