6-Aminonicotinic acid

6-Aminonicotinic acid, also known as 6-AN or 6-aminonicotinate, is an organic acid with the chemical formula C6H6N2O2. It is a derivative of nicotinic acid, which is a precursor of vitamin B3 and an important coenzyme. 6-AN is a versatile intermediate in the synthesis of various heterocyclic compounds, such as pyridines, quinolines, and indoles.

3167-49-5

Chemical Name:

6-Aminonicotinic acid

CAS No:

3167-49-5

Molecular Fomula:

C6H6N2O2

Formula Weight:

138.12

Chemical Uses

Description:

6-Aminonicotinic acid is a compound found naturally in some plants and is used as an intermediate in the production of other chemicals. It is a white crystalline solid with a molar mass of 138.12 g/mol. Its chemical formula is C6H6N2O2 and its IUPAC name is 6-amino-2-methylnicotinic acid. This organic compound is produced by the reaction of nicotinic acid and formaldehyde. 

Chemical Properties:

White to beige Powder

Uses:

6-Aminonicotinic acid is primarily used in the pharmaceutical industry to produce a variety of drugs, including anticonvulsants, antidepressants, antihistamines, and antipsychotics. It is also used in the production of vitamin B3, also known as niacin. As an intermediate, this compound is used to produce other amines, such as 2-picolinic acid, 3-picolinic acid, 5-methylnicotinic acid, and 8-methylnicotinic acid.

Chemical Properties

Chemical name:

6-Aminonicotinic acid

Cas No:

3167-49-5

Molecular Formula:

C6H6N2O2

Formula Weight:

138.12

Apperance:

White to beige Powder

Purity:

99%

Storage conditions:

Keep in dark place,Inert atmosphere,Room temperature

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