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Thioctic acid

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

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Synonym(s):
(±)-α-Lipoic acid, (±)-1,2-Dithiolane-3-pentanoic acid, 6,8-Dithiooctanoic acid, DL-α-Lipoic acid, DL-6,8-Thioctic acid, Lip(S2)
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C8H14O2S2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
206.33
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
81853
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

API family

thioctic acid

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

OC(=O)CCCCC1CCSS1

InChI

1S/C8H14O2S2/c9-8(10)4-2-1-3-7-5-6-11-12-7/h7H,1-6H2,(H,9,10)

InChI key

AGBQKNBQESQNJD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Application

Thioctic acid EP Reference standard, intended for use in laboratory tests only as specifically prescribed in the European Pharmacopoeia.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Antioxidant and coenzyme needed for the activity of enzyme complexes such as those of pyruvate dehydrogenase and glycine decarboxylase. Exogenous thioctic acid is reduced intracellularly by two or more enzymes. The reduced form then influences a number of cell processes by direct radical scavenging, recycling of other antioxidants, increasing glutathione synthesis, and modulating transcription factor activity particularly that of NF-κB. Decreases the phagocytosis of myelin by macrophages.

Packaging

The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference substance catalogue.

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 2 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 2

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable


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