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P9556

Sigma-Aldrich

N-(Phosphonomethyl)glycine

suitable for plant cell culture, BioReagent

Synonym(s):
Glyphosate
Linear Formula:
(HO)2P(O)CH2NHCH2CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
169.07
Beilstein:
2045054
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

product line

BioReagent

Quality Level

form

powder

technique(s)

cell culture | plant: suitable

mp

230 °C (dec.) (lit.)

application(s)

agriculture

shipped in

ambient

SMILES string

OC(=O)CNCP(O)(O)=O

InChI

1S/C3H8NO5P/c5-3(6)1-4-2-10(7,8)9/h4H,1-2H2,(H,5,6)(H2,7,8,9)

InChI key

XDDAORKBJWWYJS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Glyphosate (N-(phosphonomethyl)glycine) (sold commercially as Roundup) is the most widely used broad-spectrum systemic herbicide in the world. Consequently, the environmental effects of glyphosphate and its mechanism of action are an important area of active research.

Packaging

5 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Glyphosate (N-[phosphonomethyl] glycine) is the herbicide form of the isopropylamine salt of glyphosate.
Glyphosphate inhibits the shikimate pathway-dependent synthesis of the aromatic amino acids tyrosine, tryptophan and phenylalanine at the growing points of plants.

Preparation Note

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Aquatic Chronic 2 - Eye Dam. 1

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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