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Product ID: C226


Description: Colchicine is an antimitotic commonly used for doubling chromosomes.
Synonyms: N-[(7S)-5,6,7, 9-Tetrahydro-1,2,3, 10-Tetramethoxy-9- Oxobenzo[A] Heptalen-7-Yl]Acetamide

Solubility Water, Upon dissolution this product is light sensitive
Physical Form Solid
Storage Temp. Room Temperature
other Notes Plant Tissue Culture Tested
UPC / SKU C226
CAS NUMBER 64-86-8
Formula Weight 399.44
Formula C22H25NO6
Synonyms N-[(7S)-5,6,7,9-Tetrahydro-1,2,3,10-tetramethoxy-9-oxobenzo[a]heptalen-7-yl]acetamide
Hazardous Type Poison
Special Packaging Poison Pack
Storage Temp. Room Temperature
Tariff Code 2924.29.6250
Risk Info (R) 28-36/37/38
Safety Info (S) 13-45-36/37/39
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C226 Colchicine

Synonym: N-[(7S)-5,6,7,9-Tetrahydro-1,2,3,10-tetramethoxy-9-oxobenzo[a]heptalen-7-yl]acetamide

CAS: 64-86-8

Formula: C22H25NO6

Molecular Wt: 399.44

Form: Powder
Appearance: Off-white to Yellow
Application: Mutagen
Solubility: Water
Typical Working Concentration: Varies with application, should be determined by end user.
Storage Temp: Room Temperature
Storage Temp of Stock Solution: 2-6°C
Other Notes: Plant Tissue Culture Tested

Application Notes
This product is commonly used to double chromosomes. λmax: 350.5 nm, 243 nm (Merck).

Andreu, J. M., & Timasheff, S. N., (1982) Tubulin bound to colchicine forms polymers different from microtubules. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 79, 6753-6756. Arai, T., and Okuyama, T., (1975) Fluorometric assay of tubulin-colchicine complex. Anal. Biochem., 69,443-450. Merck 13, 2496 Wilson, L & Friedkin, M, (1966) The biochemical events of mitosis. I. Synthesis and properties of colchicine labeled with tritium in its acetyl moiety. Biochemistry, 5, 2463-2468.