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An unsaturated aldehyde used in the manufacture of polymers and synthetic resin. Cancer studies revealed consumption and release of this volatile organic compound in human small cell lung cancer line, a potential cancer biomarker.
Catalog #016100
CAS Number78-85-3
Molecular FormulaC4H6O
Molecular Weight70.09
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 names2-Methyl-2-propenal; Methacrylaldehyde; 2-Methylacrolein; 2-Methylenepropanal; 2-Methylpropenal; Isobutenal; Methacrylic Aldehyde; Methylacrolein; Methylacrylaldehyde; NSC 8260; -Methacrolein; -Methylacrolein; -Methylacrylaldehyde;

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