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Apocynin, Acetovanillone
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263-265 °C/17 mmHg (lit.)


112-115 °C (lit.)

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Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

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11 - Combustible Solids



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dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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  4. I'm looking for apocynin. Is A10809 the right product?

    Yes, apocynin is a common synonym for 4´-hydroxy-3´-methoxyacetophenone.

  5. How can I store stock solutions of Product A10809, Apocynin?

    While we ourselves have not tested solution stability, one publication cites storage at -20°C of stock solutions of this compound in cell culture medium at 2.5 mg/mL (Heigold and Bauer, J. Leukocyte Biol., 72, 554-562 (2002).

  6. Can I use Product A10809, Apocynin, in cell culture?

    We do not specifically test our A10809 product for use in cell culture. However, several papers cite use of this compound in cell culture, in the micromolar range.

  7. Can I dissolve Product A10809, Apocynin, in water?

    According to the chemicals encyclopedia published by the Royal Society of Chemistry, this product is slightly soluble in cold water and freely soluble in hot water. One publication cites preparation of stock solutions of this compound in cell culture medium at 2.5 mg/mL. See Heigold and Bauer, J. Leukocyte Biol., 72, 554-562 (2002).

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