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MedKoo CAT#: 525352

CAS#: 32780-32-8

Description: Validamine is a natural pseudo-aminosugar.

Price and Availability




Validamine is not in stock, but may be available through custom synthesis. For cost-effective reason, minimum 1 gram order is requested. The product will be characterized by NMR, HPLC and MS analysis. Purity (HPLC) is usually >98%. CoA, QC data, MSDS will be provided when product is successfully made. The estimated lead time is 2-3 months. Please send email to to inquire quote.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 525352
Name: Validamine
CAS#: 32780-32-8
Chemical Formula: C7H15NO4
Exact Mass: 177.1001
Molecular Weight: 177.2
Elemental Analysis: C, 47.45; H, 8.53; N, 7.90; O, 36.12

Synonym: Validamine

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (1R,2S,3S,4S,6R)-4-Amino-6-(hydroxymethyl)cyclohexane-1,2,3-triol


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C7H15NO4/c8-4-1-3(2-9)5(10)7(12)6(4)11/h3-7,9-12H,1-2,8H2/t3-,4+,5-,6+,7+/m1/s1

SMILES Code: O[C@H]1[C@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@@H](N)C[C@@H]1CO

Technical Data

White to off-white solid powder

>98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition:
Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition:
Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life:
>2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation:
This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage:
0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

Harmonized System Code:


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