Amino acid found in human plasma and thyroid gland, similar to thyroxine.
T3 is a thyroid hormone that increases rates of proteins synthesis, stimulates the breakdown of cholesterol, and effects embryonic development. In cell culture, T3 regulates cell differentiation and protein expression.
Grade: Cell culture reagent
Product Type: Biochemicals
Melting Point: 205°C (dec.)(Lit.)
Optical Rotation: +18 to +22 ° (C=2 IN 1M Hydro-chloric acid : ethanol 1:4 at 25°C)(Lit.)
Presentation: Tan Powder
pH: pH (sat'd sol'n): 9 (Lit.)
Detection Method: FTIR
Solubility: Very slightly soluble in water; Soluble in 1 N HCl : Alcohol mixture (1 : 2); soluble in dilute akilies and 50% Ammonium hydroxide (20 mg/mL - clear, brown solution), 1 N Sodium hydroxide (1 mg/mL); slightly soluble in alcohol, ethanol 96% v/v; practically insoluble in most other organic solvents.
Storage & Handling: -20°C.