L-Ascorbic acid

An antioxidant and an iPSC enhancer
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Product Details

Alternate Name L-Threoascorbic acid, Antiscorbutic factor, Vitamin C
Appearance White to off-white solid
CAS # 50-81-7
Molecular Formula C₆H₈O₆
Molecular Weight 176.12
Purity ≥99% by titration
Solubility H₂O (500 mM)
InChi 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
PubChem CID 54670067
MDL Number MFCD00064328
Handling Protect from light and moisture
Storage Conditions RT
Shipping Conditions RT
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


Also known as Vitamin C, Ascorbic acid functions as a powerful antioxidant, particularly in regards to reactive oxygen species (ROS). It functions as an enzymatic cofactor for multiple enzymes, serving as an electron donor for monooxygenases and dioxygenases. Also enhances iPSC generation from both mouse and human somatic cells.

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