Niacin Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Niacin Properties

Niacin

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Description

 

Niacin is an organic compound. It is a derivative of pyridine, with a carboxyl group at the 3-position. Niacin is a precursor to NAD+/NADH and NADP+/NADPH, which play essential metabolic roles in living cells. It is involved in both DNA repair, and the production of steroid hormones in the adrenal gland.

Chemical Properties

Acidity 2.201
Appearance White crystals
CAS Number 59-67-6
Density 1.473 g/cm3
Dipole Moment 0.1271305813 D
EINECS Number 200-441-0
HS Code 293690900
IUPAC Name Nicotinic Acid
InChI 1S/C6H5NO2/c8-6(9)5-2-1-3-7-4-5/h1-4H,(H,8,9)
InChIKey PVNIIMVLHYAWGP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
LR Assay 99.5%
Lab Grade LR
Melting Point 236-239 °C
Molar Mass 123.11 g/mol
Molecular Formula C6H5NO2
NFPA 704 H-1,F-1,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number QT0525000
Refractive 1.4936
Solubility 1-5 g/100 ml
Synonyms Bionic;Vitamin B3;Niacin;Nicotinic Acid;Vitamin PP; Pyridine-3-Carboxylic Acid
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