WARNING: This product is for research use only, not for human or veterinary use.
MedKoo CAT#: 300115
Description: Vitamin C or L-ascorbic acid, or simply ascorbate (the anion of ascorbic acid), is an essential nutrient for humans and certain other animal species.
MedKoo Cat#: 300115
Name: Vitamin C
Chemical Formula: C6H8O6
Exact Mass: 176.03209
Molecular Weight: 176.12
Elemental Analysis: C, 40.92; H, 4.58; O, 54.50
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Synonym: L-ascorbic acid; Vitamine C; ascorbate.
IUPAC/Chemical Name: (R)-5-((S)-1,2-dihydroxyethyl)-3,4-dihydroxyfuran-2(5H)-one
InChi Key: CIWBSHSKHKDKBQ-JLAZNSOCSA-N
InChi Code: InChI=1S/C6H8O6/c7-1-2(8)5-3(9)4(10)6(11)12-5/h2,5,7-10H,1H2/t2-,5+/m0/s1
SMILES Code: O=C1O[C@H]([C@@H](O)CO)C(O)=C1O
Appearance: White solid powder
Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)
Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.
Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).
Solubility: Soluble in DMSO.
Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly
Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO
Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).
HS Tariff Code: 29362700
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 176.12 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||1.15 mL||5.76 mL||11.51 mL|
|5 mM||0.23 mL||1.15 mL||2.3 mL|
|10 mM||0.12 mL||0.58 mL||1.15 mL|
|50 mM||0.02 mL||0.12 mL||0.23 mL|
1: Dori O, Humbert A, Burnier M, Teta D. [Renal risks of dietary complements: a forgotten cause]. Rev Med Suisse. 2014 Feb 26;10(419):498-503. Review. French. PubMed PMID: 24665660.