1. Metabolic Enzyme/Protease
  2. Endogenous Metabolite

Urea (Synonyms: Carbamide; Carbonyldiamide)

Cat. No.: HY-Y0271 Purity: >98.0%
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Urea is a powerful protein denaturant via both direct and indirect mechanisms. A potent emollient and keratolytic agent. Used as a diuretic agent. Blood urea nitrogen (BUN) has been utilized to evaluate renal function. Widely used in fertilizers as a source of nitrogen and is an important raw material for the chemical industry.

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Urea Chemical Structure

Urea Chemical Structure

CAS No. : 57-13-6

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Description

Urea is a powerful protein denaturant via both direct and indirect mechanisms[1]. A potent emollient and keratolytic agent[2]. Used as a diuretic agent. Blood urea nitrogen (BUN) has been utilized to evaluate renal function[3]. Widely used in fertilizers as a source of nitrogen and is an important raw material for the chemical industry.

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Human Endogenous Metabolite

 

Solvent & Solubility
In Vitro: 

10 mM in DMSO

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Concentration Solvent Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 16.6500 mL 83.2501 mL 166.5002 mL
5 mM 3.3300 mL 16.6500 mL 33.3000 mL
10 mM 1.6650 mL 8.3250 mL 16.6500 mL
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Molecular Weight

60.06

Formula

CH₄N₂O

CAS No.

57-13-6

SMILES

NC(N)=O

Storage
Powder -20°C 3 years
  4°C 2 years
In solvent -80°C 6 months
  -20°C 1 month
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