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MedKoo CAT#: 526090

CAS#: 154-17-6

Description: 2-DG is an inhibitor of glycolysis via its actions on hexokinase, the rate limiting step of glycolysis.

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2-DG, purity > 98%, is in stock. Current shipping out time is about 2 weeks after order is received. CoA, QC data and MSDS documents are available in one week after order is received.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 526090
Name: 2-DG
CAS#: 154-17-6
Chemical Formula: C6H12O5
Exact Mass: 164.0685
Molecular Weight: 164.157
Elemental Analysis: C, 43.90; H, 7.37; O, 48.73

Synonym: 2-DG

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-Deoxy-D-arabinohexose


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C6H12O5/c7-2-1-4(9)6(11)5(10)3-8/h2,4-6,8-11H,1,3H2/t4-,5-,6+/m1/s1

SMILES Code: O=CC[C@H]([C@@H]([C@@H](CO)O)O)O

Technical Data

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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