Benzylaminopurine (BAP)

(No reviews yet) Write a Review
1.00 LBS
Current Stock:

What is it?

It’s a synthetic cytokinin, a plant growth regulator or plant hormone that supports the development of plants when added to growth media.


  • It influences plant growth and development, sets blossoms, and stimulates fruit richness by stimulating cell division.

  • It modifies MS media for shoot initiation in cultures

  • It stimulates seed germination.

  • It’s an adenine-based cytokinin that’s perfect to be supplemented with culture media including MS media, Gamborg’s media, and Chu’s N6 media.

Technical Information

(6-Benzylaminopurine, cytokinine) CAS [1214-39-7]

Molecular Formula : C12H11N5
Molecular Weight : 225.25
Storage : 0 to 4°C (Freeze)
Shelf Life : 60 Months
6-Benzyladenine (6-BAP) extrapure AR, 99%


Appearance (Colour): White to off-white

Appearance (Form): Crystalline powder

Solubility (Turbidity): 1% solution in 0.1N HCl Clear

Solubility (Colour): 1% solution in 0.1N HCl Assay min. 99% Colourless

Loss on drying: max. 0.1%

Sulphated Ash: max. 0.05%

Melting Point: 230 - 233°C