Cycloheximide (actidione) - CAS # 66-81-9

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Chemical Name:  Cycloheximide (actidione)

Chemical Formula:  C15H23NO4

CAS Number:  66-81-9

Synonyms:  [1S-[1alpha(S*),3alpha,5beta]]-4-[2-(3,5-dimethyl-2-oxocyclohexyl)-2-hydroxyethyl]-2,6-piperidinedione,

Use:  plant growth regulator, fungicide, antibiotic

Appearance:  white crystalline powder or colourless crystals

Melting Point:  119 - 121 C

Water Solubility:  moderate

Stability:  Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, alkali.

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The chemical "Cycloheximide" is listed on California's Proposition 65 list: 66-81-9   

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