Thermo Scientific Chemicals Adenosine, 99%

Thermo Scientific Chemicals Adenosine, 99%


Adenosine serves as a nucleotide. It also plays an important role in the regulation of blood flow to various organs through vasodilation. It is actively involved in biochemical processes, such as energy transfer as adenosine triphosphate and adenosine diphosphate. Further, it is used in medication specifically as an antiarrhythmic agent to treat a number of supraventricular tachycardia. It is used to promote thickening of hair for people with thinning hair.

This Thermo Scientific Chemicals brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific Chemicals.

Soluble in water, ammonium hydroxide and dimethyl sulfoxide. Insoluble in ethanol.

Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.


Melting Point 234°C to 237°C
Odor Odorless
Assay Percent Range 99%
Quantity 250 g
Beilstein 93029
Merck Index 14,153
Solubility Information Soluble in water,ammonium hydroxide and dimethyl sulfoxide. Insoluble in ethanol.
Optical Rotation −70° (c=2 in 5% NaOH)
Formula Weight 267.25
Percent Purity 99%