Thermo Scientific™

myo-Inositol, 98+%

500g, Each
Thermo Scientific™

myo-Inositol, 98+%

500g, Each
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Catalog number: A13586.36
also known as A13586-36
Price (USD)
168.00 / Each
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Chemical Identifiers

CAS
87-89-8
IUPAC Name
cyclohexane-1,2,3,4,5,6-hexol
Molecular Formula
C6H12O6
InChI Key
CDAISMWEOUEBRE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES
OC1C(O)C(O)C(O)C(O)C1O
Assay (unspecified)
≥98.0% [UK sourced, assay is silylated GC, US sourced, assay from vendor's CofA]
Identification (FTIR)
Conforms (UK Sourced Material)
Form
Crystals or powder or crystalline powder
Comment
Material sourced in UK or US
Appearance (Color)
White

Description

This Thermo Scientific brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific.
Applications
Myo-Inositol is a growth factor for animals and microorganisms. It is the most abundant form of polyols that serves as a structural element of secondary messengers in eukaryotic cells. It is used as an adulterant in many illegal drugs like cocaine and methamphetamine. Further, it is used as a stand-in for cocaine on television and film.

Solubility
Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in ethanol, dimethyl sulfoxide and alcohol. Insoluble in ether.    

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.    
RUO – Research Use Only

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