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Psoralen, 99%

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169-170 °C


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Ficusin; 7-H-Furo(3,2-g)(1)benzopyran -7-one;

Product information

A naturally occurring furocoumarin, extracted from Psoralea corylifolia and other plants where it appears to serve a defensive role. After photoactivation with UV radiation, it appears to bind DNA through single and double-stranded cross-linking. Anthelmintics, cross-linking reagent, photosensitising agent. Photochemical reagent for the investigation of nucleic acid structure and function.


Hazard. Xn (harmful)
Risk Statement. Harmful if swallowed. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
Safety Statement. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye protection.


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Cullinane, C. et al. Cancer Res. 1998, 58, 1400-1404.