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Phytic Acid (~50% in water)


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The principal storage form of phosphorus in many plant tissues, especially bran and seeds. It has antioxidant effect as well as neuroprotective effect by chelating iron. Inositol hexakisphosphate kinase type 2 (InsP6K2), which converts phytic acid to inositol pyrophosphate diphosphoinositol pentakisphosphate, is believed to induce pathogenesis of Huntington disease (HD).
Catalog #019678
FormClear Colourless Oil
CAS Number83-86-3
Molecular FormulaC6H18O24P6
Molecular Weight660.04
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 namesmyo-Inositol 1,2,3,4,5,6-Hexakis(dihydrogen phosphate); Alkalovert; Dermofeel PA 3; Exfoderm; Exfoderm Forte; Fytic Acid; IP6; Inositol 1,2,3,4,5,6-Hexakisphosphate; Inositol Hexakis(phosphate); Inositol hexaphosphate; InsP6; Phyliance; RP 3000; WHL; meso

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