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Ethyl methanesulfonate

CAS No.: 62-50-0

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Chemical Name: Ethyl methanesulfonate

Molecular Formula: C3H8O3S

Formula Weight: 124.16

CAS No.: 62-50-0

Ethyl methanesulfonate Usage And Synthesis

Chemical Properties colourless liquid

Chemical Properties Ethyl methane sulfonate is a clear liquid.

Uses Experimentally as mutagen, teratogen and brain carcinogen.
Uses Ethyl methanesulfonate is used as mutagen for both mammalian and plant cells. It finds application as a model alkylating agent in the study of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) repair processes.
Definition ChEBI: A methanesulfonate ester resulting from the formal condensation of methanesulfonic acid with ethanol.

General Description Clear colorless liquid. Denser than water.
Air & Water Reactions Water soluble.

Reactivity Profile Ethyl methanesulfonate alkylates nucleophiles such as hydroxy, amino and sulfhydryl groups in model and biological materials. Is hydrolyzed by excess aqueous alkali to non-corrosive and non-toxic products. Is hydrolyzed by water to a highly corrosive product .

Item Specifications
Characteristics Colourless liquid
Content ≥99.0%
Moisture ≤0. 3%

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