Agent Name

Deoxyribonucleic acid

Alternative Name

DNA

CAS Number

9007-49-2

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Calf thymus DNA; DNA; Desoxyribose nucleic acid; Nucleic acids, deoxyribo; Deoxyribonucleic acids; [ChemIDplus] Desoxyribonucleic acid; Thymus nucleic acid; Desoxiribon; Eucytol; [Merck Index] Deoxyribonucleic acid, single stranded from salmon testes; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Nucleic Acids and Derivatives

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Carries genetic information; [Merck Index]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) > 1,500 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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