Adenosine triphosphate

  • Adenosine 5'-(tetrahydrogen triphosphate)
  • Adenosine 5'-triphosphate
  • 5'-ATP
  • Triphosphoric acid adenosine ester
  • Cardenosine
  • Adenylpyrophosphoric acid
Formula
C10H16N5O13P3
Structure
Description
Odorless, off-white solid.
Uses
Substance is used in biochemical research.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
56-65-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
200-283-2
RTECS
AU7416000
Merck
12,154
Beilstein/Gmelin
73010
Beilstein Reference
4-26-00-03654
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H16N5O13P3
Formula mass
507.18
Boiling point, °C
951
Density
2.63 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Very soluble
pKa/pKb
0.80 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
-4.18
Heat of vaporization
145.1 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly closed. Store in a cool, well-ventilated area.
Protection
Wear safety glasses and lab coat.
Small spills/leaks
Use a shovel to put the material into a waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and allow to evacuate through the sanitary system.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
529
Hazards
Non-flammable material.
Health
0
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Repeated or prolonged exposure is not known to aggravate any medical condition.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.
   Inhalation
Move to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical intention.
   Skin
Immediately flush with water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Cold water may be used. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse.
   Eyes
Check for and remove any contact lenses. Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.