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Product ID: C279


Description: 4-CPPU is a diphenyl urea cytokinin which have been used in shoot organogenesis and callus formation.
Synonyms: N-(2-chloro-4-pyridyl)-N-phenylurea, Forchlorfenuron

Solubility DMSO
Physical Form Solid
Storage Temp. -20 to 0 C
Other Notes Plant Tissue Culture Tested
UPC / SKU C279
CAS NUMBER 68157-60-8
Formula Weight 247.7
Formula C12H10ClN3O
Synonyms N-(2-Chloro-4-pyridyl)-N-phenylurea, Forchlorfenuron
Storage Temp. -20 to 0 °C
Tariff Code 2933.39.6190
Risk Info (R) 36/37/38
Safety Info (S) 26-36
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C279 4-CPPU

Synonym: N-(2-Chloro-4-pyridyl)-N-phenylurea; Forchlorfenuron (FCF)
CAS: 68157-60-8
Formula: C12H10ClN3O
Molecular Wt: 247.7
Form: Powder
Appearance: White to Beige
Application: Cytokinin, Plant Growth Regulator
Solubility: DMSO
Typical Working Concentration: Varies with application, should be determined by end user
Storage Temp: -20 to 0˚ C
Storage Temp of Stock Solution: -20 to 0˚ C
Other Notes: Plant Tissue Culture Tested

Application Notes
4-CPPU is a synthetic cytokinin. It shows high activity in inducing parthenocarpy in Chinese whiteflowered gourd (Lagenaria leucantha) (Roussos et al., 2011). Can be used in somatic embryogenesis applications (Fiore et al., 2002).

Fiore S, F De Pasquale, F Carimi, & M Sajeva (2002) Effect of 2,4-D and 4-CPPU on somatic embryogenesis from stigma and style transverse thin cell layers of Citrus. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture; 68(1), pp 57-63. Roussos PA, G. Dimitriou and A. E. Voloudakis (2011) Short communication. N-(2-chloro-4-pyridyl)-Nphenylurea (4-CPPU) enhances in vitro direct shoot organogenesis of Citrus aurantium L. epicotyl segments compared to other commonly used cytokinins. Span J Agric Res 9(2), 504-509.