Folic Acid

Folic Acid

Synonyms Pteroylglutamic Acid; N-[4-[[(2-Amino-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-6-pteridinyl)methyl] amino]benzoyl]-L-glutamic acid; N-[p-[[(2-amino-4-hydroxy-6-pteridinyl) methyl]amino] benzoyl] glutamic acid; N-(p-[(2-amino-4-hydroxypyrimido[4,5-b]pyrazin-6-yl) methylamino] benzoyl) glutamic acid; PGA; Liver Lactobacillus casei factor; Vitamin Bc; Vitamin M; Folsure; PteGlu

CAS Number: 59-30-3 Molecular Formula: C19H19N7O6 Molecular Weight: 441.404 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 100781 EC Number: 200-419-0 MDL Number: MFCD00079305

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Product Description

Folic Acid

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Ready for CE IVD labeling of clinical applications.

SKU 02194665-CF
Beilstein Registry Number 100781
Biochemical Physiological Actions A nutritional delivery form of folate. Folic acid and its derivatives are essential mediators of one-carbon metabolism within cells.
EC Number 200-419-0
Extinction Coefficient EmM= 9.12, 25.1, 26.9 (0.1 M NaOH) (Lit.)
Format powder
Grade Cell Culture Reagent
Loss on Drying ≤8.5%
Melting Point 482° F (decomposes) (NTP, 1992)
Molecular Formula C19H19N7O6
Molecular Weight 441.404 g/mol
Optical Rotation +23° ( 0.5 %, 0.1 M NaOH, 25 °C) (Lit.)
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
pH A suspension of 1 g of folic acid in 10 ml of <a class="pubchem-internal-link CID-962" href="https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/water">water</a> has a pH of 4.0-4.8. Aq solutions prepared with <a class="pubchem-internal-link CID-516892" href="https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/sodium%20bicarbonate">sodium bicarbonate</a> have a pH between 6.5 and 6.8.
Physical Appearance Orange Powder
pKa 8.26 (Lit.)
Product Families Description Folic acid
Product Overview Folic Acid
Purity ≥95%
Residue on Ignition ≤0.3%
RTECS Number LP5425000
Solubility Almost insoluble (NTP, 1992)
Storage and Handling Store at Room Temperature (15-30 °C). Protect from light.
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Ready for CE IVD labeling of clinical applications.
UV Visible Absorbance λ max: 256 ± 3nm (0.1N NaOH)
Vapor Pressure 6.2X10-20 mm Hg at 25 deg C /Estimated/