L-Dehydroascorbic acid

Discontinued Product

L-Dehydroascorbic acid (Cat. No. 5734) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: GLUT1 substrate; oxidized form of L-Ascorbic acid
Chemical Name: L-threo-2,3-Hexodiulosonic acid γ-lactone
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Biological Activity for L-Dehydroascorbic acid

L-Dehydroascorbic acid is a oxidized form of L-Ascorbic acid (Cat. No. 4055). Transported into cells through GLUT1. Selectively induces cell death in KRAS and BRAF mutant cells in vitro.

Technical Data for L-Dehydroascorbic acid

M. Wt 174.11
Formula C6H6O6
Storage Store at -20°C
CAS Number 490-83-5
PubChem ID 440667
Smiles O=C1C([C@]([C@@H](O)CO)([H])OC1=O)=O

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References for L-Dehydroascorbic acid

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Kaiser (2015) Vitamin C could target some common cancers. Science 6 6261 PMID: 26542550

Yun et al (2015) Vitamin C selectively kills KRAS and BRAF mutant colorectal cancer cells by targeting GAPDH. Science 11 6266 PMID: 26541605

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