PABA | 4-Aminobenzoic acid

Item number: AD1340

Category: 4-Aminobenzoic acid


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p-Aminobenzoic acid is a building block of folic acid. It is therefore not a vitamin in itself, but is nevertheless frequently classified as a B vitamin.

Malabadi et al. (2005) used PABA (0.2 g/l, sterile-filtered) as an additive in a culture medium which has been developed for the initiation of PLBs orproliferating shoot budsfrom thin shoot tip sections of Dendrobium nobile.

Molecular weight: 137.14
Synonyms: para-Aminobenzoic acid; p-Aminobenzoic acid; PABA; Vitamin B10; Vitamin Bx, Bacterial vitamin H
GHS-Pictograms: 07
CAS-Number: 150-13-0
Loss on drying: max. 0.5 %
Solubility in water: 6 g/l (30 C)
Sulfated ash: max. 0.2 %
References: Malabadi, R. B., Mulgund, G. S., & Kallappa, N. (2005). Micropropagation of Dendrobium nobile from shoot tip sections. Journal of plant physiology, 162(4), 473-478.
Storage Temperature: 2 - 8 C