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3-Methoxybenz[a]anthracene is a carcinogenic compound used in studies allowing for research towards breast cancer. Intermediate in the synthesis of Benz[a]anthracen-3-ol (B120585) A derivative of the most potent carcinogenic hydrocarbon, 7,12-Dimethylbenz[a]anthracene (D464500), a highly potent carcinogen that is activated by microsomal enzymes to a diol epoxide metabolite that binds covalently to DNA in mammalian cells, leading ultimately to tumor induction. Benz[a]anthracen-3-ol is used in carcinogenesis studies relating to breast cancer.

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SKU RCL-TR-260965
CAS number 69847-25-2
Molecular Formula C19H14O
Catalog Number RCL-TR- 260965
Chemical Name 3-Methoxybenz[a]anthracene
Boiling Pt No Data Available
Molecular Weight 258.31
Melting Pt No Data Available
Shipping Info *eh* Dangerous goods if shipping by air
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Stability No Data Available
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Solubility No Data Available
HS Commidity Code 3822.00.0030