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MedKoo CAT#: 561324

CAS#: 53188-07-1

Description: Trolox is an antioxidant like vitamin E and it is used to reduce oxidative stress or damage. Trolox is also used as a benchmark to assess the potency of other antioxidants. Trolox equivalent antioxidant capacity (TEAC) is a measurement of antioxidant strength based on Trolox, measured in units called Trolox Equivalents (TE).

Chemical Structure

CAS# 53188-07-1

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 561324
Name: Trolox
CAS#: 53188-07-1
Chemical Formula: C14H18O4
Exact Mass: 250.12
Molecular Weight: 250.290
Elemental Analysis: C, 67.18; H, 7.25; O, 25.57

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Synonym: Trolox;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 6-Hydroxy-2,5,7,8-tetramethylchroman-2-carboxylic acid


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C14H18O4/c1-7-8(2)12-10(9(3)11(7)15)5-6-14(4,18-12)13(16)17/h15H,5-6H2,1-4H3,(H,16,17)

SMILES Code: O=C(C1(C)CCC2=C(O1)C(C)=C(C)C(O)=C2C)O

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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