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H1252

Sigma-Aldrich

Homovanillic acid

Fluorimetric reagent

Synonym(s):
4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenylacetic acid, HVA
Linear Formula:
HOC6H3(OCH3)CH2CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
182.17
Beilstein:
2213447
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.47

Quality Level

assay

>99% (TLC)

form

powder

mp

142-145 °C (lit.)

solubility

ethanol: 50 mg/mL, colorless to light yellow

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

COc1cc(CC(O)=O)ccc1O

InChI

1S/C9H10O4/c1-13-8-4-6(5-9(11)12)2-3-7(8)10/h2-4,10H,5H2,1H3,(H,11,12)

InChI key

QRMZSPFSDQBLIX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Homovanillic acid has been used as a standard in HPLC analysis.

Packaging

100, 250 mg in poly bottle
1 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Metabolite of dihydroxyphenylacetic acid (DOPAC) by catechol O-methyltransferase; reagent for the fluorimetric determination of glucose oxidase and other oxidative enzymes.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. H1252.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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