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Intermediate in the biosynthesis of carotenoids
Catalog #019681
AtmosphereInert gas
SolubilityChloroform, Ethyl Acetate
Method for Determining IdentityProton NMR (CDCl3) spectroscopic analysis and mass spectrometric analysis
TLC ConditionsSiO2; Hexame : Ehtyl Acetate (9 : 5). Visualized with UV and AMCS (Rf =.0.7)
Storage and StabilityStore in the dark at -20°C. Caution: Light sensitive. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial prior to removing the cap.
CAS Number13920-14-4
Molecular FormulaC40H64
Molecular Weight544.94
FormClear colorless oil
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 names15-cis-7,7',8,8',11,11',12,12'-Octahydro- , -carotene; PhytoflORAL; 15-cis-7,7',8,8',11,11',12,12'-Octahydro-lycopene

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