• D-Biotin packaged and labeled.

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Description

Biotin, also known as vitamin H or coenzyme R is a water soluble member of the B vitamins (B7).

    CAS Number

    58-85-5

    Molecular Formula

    C10H16N2O3S

    Molecular Weight

    244.31

    Mechanism of Action

    During fatty acid synthesis and gluconeogenesis, biotin acts as a flexible prosthetic group by allowing it to reach different enzymatic active sites.

    Storage Conditions

    2-8°C

    Tariff Code

    2936.29.5030

Applications

    Microbiology Applications

    Biotin can be used in cell culture media for its involvement in a number of cellular processes including gluconeogenesis, synthesis of fatty acids, and amino acids isoleucine and valine.

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    White or off-White Powder

    Source

    Synthetic

    Optical Rotation

    +89 to +93°

    Assay

    97.5-100.5%

    Impurities

    Organic volatile impurities: meets requirements

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