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Vitamin A Acetate (Retinol Acetate, Retinyl Acetate)


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Retinyl acetate (retinol acetate, vitamin A acetate) is a natural form of vitamin A which is the acetate ester of retinol. It has potential antineoplastic and chemopreventive activities.
Catalog #V2124-50
Loss on Drying 8%
Appearance: Light yellow crystalline powder
Activity: 500,000 USP units/g
Identification: Conforms to USP24 reference
Solubility: Chloroform, Dichloromethane, Ether, Ethyl Acetate. Soluble in water in the presence of Tween-80 (maximum of 1ml/L)
CAS Number127-47-9
Molecular FormulaC22H32O2
Molecular Weight328.50
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.
Alternate namesRetinyl Acetate, (all-E)-3,7-dimethyl-9-(2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1-yl)-2-4,6,8-nonatetraen- 1-o-acetate

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