Agent Name

Uridine

CAS Number

58-96-8

Formula

C9-H12-N2-O6

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

1-beta-D-Ribofuranosyluracil; Uracil riboside; Uracil, 1-beta-D-ribofuranosyl-; Urd; Uridin; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nucleic Acids and Derivatives

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Nucleoside found throughout nature; [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes somnolence, other liver changes, effects on transaminases, and inflammation in acute intraperitoneal studies of mice and rats; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.34E-15 mm Hg

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