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All-trans retinoic acid | 302-79-4

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CAS ID

302-79-4

IUPAC Name

(2E,4E,6E,8E)-3,7-dimethyl-9-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohexen-1-yl)nona-2,4,6,8-tetraenoic acid

Molecular Formula

C20H28O2

Molecular Weight

SMILES

CC1=C(C(CCC1)(C)C)C=CC(=CC=CC(=CC(=O)O)C)C

Description

444795

Retinoic Acid, all trans is an oxidized carboxylic acid form of Vitamin A, and an activator of RAR and RXR and used in stem cells

Synonyms:
Vitamin A acid, ATRA, Tretinoin, all-trans-Retinoic acid
SensitivityLight sensitive
Melting Point180°C to 182°C
Beilstein2057223
Merck Index14,8165
Solubility InformationSoluble in ethanol,acetate,dimethyl formamide,dimethyl sulfoxide,chloroform,methanol,acetone and dichloromethane. Insoluble in water and ether.
Formula Weight300.44
Physical FormCrystalline
Percent Purity98%
Chemical Name or MaterialRetinoic acid

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