Sigma A4256-25G Arbutin ≥98%, 25g Bottle

Item Number:SIG-A4256-25G
Manufacturer Part No:SIAL-A4256-25G
Manufacturer:Sigma-Aldrich

Details

  • CAS Number 497-76-7
  • Synonym: 4-Hydroxyphenyl-β-D-glucopyranoside, p-Arbutin, Hydroquinone β-D-glucopyranoside
  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C12H16O7
  • Assay: ≥98%. Molecular Weight 272.25
  • InChI Key: BJRNKVDFDLYUGJ-RMPHRYRLSA-N
Biochemical / Physiological Actions: Arbutin is a glycosylated hydroquinone used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Arbutin inhibits melanin formation due to its tyrosinase inhibitory activity.

Application: Arbutin, a glycosylated hydroquinone, is used in studies on melanin biosynthesis and as an inhibitor to identify, differentiate and characterize tyrosinase(s).

Other Notes: Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. A4256.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database.

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Biochemical / Physiological Actions: Arbutin is a glycosylated hydroquinone used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Arbutin inhibits melanin formation due to its tyrosinase inhibitory activity.

Application: Arbutin, a glycosylated hydroquinone, is used in studies on melanin biosynthesis and as an inhibitor to identify, differentiate and characterize tyrosinase(s).

Other Notes: Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. A4256.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database.