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N5535

Sigma-Aldrich

Niacinamide

meets USP testing specifications

Synonym(s):
Niacinamide, Vitamin PP, Nicotinic acid amide, Vitamin B3, Pyridine-3-carboxylic acid amide, Nicotinamide
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H6N2O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
122.12
Beilstein:
383619
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic (organic)

Agency

USP/NF
meets USP testing specifications

assay

98.5-101.5% dry basis

form

crystals

color

white

mp

128-131 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

SMILES string

NC(=O)c1cccnc1

InChI

1S/C6H6N2O/c7-6(9)5-2-1-3-8-4-5/h1-4H,(H2,7,9)

InChI key

DFPAKSUCGFBDDF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

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General description

Niacinamide, also known as 3-pyridinecarboxamide, is a water soluble vitamin. It is widely present in plants, animal food and cosmetics.

Application

Niacinamide has been used:
  • as a component of islet maturation culture media
  • to induce differentiation of insulin secreting cells
  • to compare its preclinical effectiveness with that of progesterone

Packaging

100 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Nicotinamide is an amide derivative of vitamin B3 and a PARP inhibitor
Niacinamide is a primary precursor of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+), which is an important coenzyme in adenosine triphosphate (ATP) production. Nicotinamide deficiency is associated with pellagra.

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

302.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

150 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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