English name: Vitamin A; VA; Vitamin A1; Retinol; all-trans-Retinol, 37-Dimethyl-9- (266-trimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1-yl) -2468-nonatetraen-1-ol
Other names: Retinol; all-trans - retinol; vitamin A; 37- dimethyl-9- (266- trimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1-yl) -2468- nonatetraenoic ene - 1- alcohol; vitamin A alcohol; retinoid; vitamin A1
C20H30O = 286.45
Content: ≥95% (HPLC)
Melting point: 61 ~ 63 ℃
Properties: yellow or orange powder, the pure crystalline unstable in the air, easily oxidized, ultraviolet can make it lose its vitality and make it a unique solution to display green fluorescence, insoluble in water and glycerol, soluble in most organic solvents such as ethanol, methanol, chloroform, ethyl ether, cyclohexane, fat and oil, met acid, air, oxidizing substances, ultraviolet rays, high temperature easily damaged, it should be in a cool, dark, nitrogen, plus antioxidant Under agents sealed condition. Geranyl in cyclohexane maximum absorption rate of 326 ~ 327nm
Use: Biochemical studies retinoic acid receptor (the retinoic acid receptor, RAR) and retinoid receptors (the retinoid X receptor, RXR) ligand, as its transduction factors, regulation of normal and malignant cell growth. and differentiation.
Save: -20 ℃, dark