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L-Ascorbic acid

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
Antiscorbutic factor, Vitamin C, L-Threoascorbic acid
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H8O6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
176.12
Beilstein:
84272
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
E Number:
E300

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

form

neat
solid

CofA

current certificate can be downloaded

feature

standard type water soluble vitamin

packaging

ampule of 1000 mg

application(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

pH

1.0-2.5 (25 °C, 176 g/L in water)

mp

190-194 °C (dec.)

solubility

water: soluble 176 g/L at 20 °C

Featured Industry

Food and Beverages

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

OC([C@]([C@@H](O)CO)([H])O1)=C(O)C1=O

InChI

1S/C6H8O6/c7-1-2(8)5-3(9)4(10)6(11)12-5/h2,5,7-10H,1H2/t2-,5+/m0/s1

InChI key

CIWBSHSKHKDKBQ-JLAZNSOCSA-N

Gene Information

human ... SLC23A2(9962)

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General description

L-Ascorbic acid plays the role of an antioxidant in plants in regulating the reactive oxygen species mechanism to form reduced peroxides. It is present abundantly as a non-enzymatic antioxidant in higher plants. It can be synthesized in a variety of plants and in all known mammals, except primates and guinea pigs. It can commonly be used in the prevention of scurvy disease.

Application

L-Ascorbic acid may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in fruits and vegetable juice samples using flow injection system with immobilised ascorbate oxidase enzyme.
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Greenberg.MD
Metabolic Pathways: Energetics, Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle, and Carbohydrates, (3), 2014-2014 null
Determination of L-ascorbic acid in fruit and vegetable juices by flow injection with immobilised ascorbate oxidase
Greenway MG and Ongomo P
Analyst, 115(10), 1297-1299 (1990)
Ascorbic acid deficiency leads to increased grain chalkiness in transgenic rice for suppressed of L-GalLDH
Yu L, et al.
Journal of Plant Physiology, 211, 13-26 (2017)
Marc P Bradshaw et al.
Critical reviews in food science and nutrition, 51(6), 479-498 (2011-09-21)
Extensive reviews of research are available on the use of ascorbic acid, and its consequent degradation pathways, in physiological conditions or food matrices. However, very little information can be found for wine-related systems. This review highlights the relevant chemistry and...
Kathryn Blaschke et al.
Nature, 500(7461), 222-226 (2013-07-03)
DNA methylation is a heritable epigenetic modification involved in gene silencing, imprinting, and the suppression of retrotransposons. Global DNA demethylation occurs in the early embryo and the germ line, and may be mediated by Tet (ten eleven translocation) enzymes, which convert 5-methylcytosine...

Protocols

HPLC Analysis of Ascorbic Acid on Ascentis® RP-Amide

Separation of (L)-Dehydroascorbic acid; L-Ascorbic acid 20 μg/mL

HPLC Analysis of Vitamins, Water Soluble on Discovery® C18

Separation of Pyridoxine; Nicotinamide; Nicotinic acid; Folic acid; (−)-Riboflavin, meets USP testing specifications; L-Ascorbic acid

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