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CAS#: 51707-55-2

Description: Thidiazuron is a highly efficient bioregulator of plant morphogenesis in the tissue culture technique, inducing diverse responses ranging from induction of callus to embryogenesis or organogenesis, acting through modulation of the endogenous plant growth regulators, modification in cell membranes, energy levels, nutrient uptake, or nutrient assimilation.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 51707-55-2

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 463946
Name: Thidiazuron
CAS#: 51707-55-2
Chemical Formula: C9H8N4OS
Exact Mass: 220.04
Molecular Weight: 220.250
Elemental Analysis: C, 49.08; H, 3.66; N, 25.44; O, 7.26; S, 14.56

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Synonym: Thidiazuron; TDZ; Defolit; Dropp;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 1-phenyl-3-(1,2,3-thiadiazol-5-yl)urea


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C9H8N4OS/c14-9(12-8-6-10-13-15-8)11-7-4-2-1-3-5-7/h1-6H,(H2,11,12,14)


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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