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MedKoo CAT#: 540216

CAS#: 505-79-3

Description: Iberverin is a sulforaphane homolog and antioxidant found in cruciferous vegetables. It induces phase II enzyme activity and decreases expression of androgen receptors in prostate cancer cells.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 505-79-3

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 540216
Name: Iberverin
CAS#: 505-79-3
Chemical Formula: C5H9NS2
Exact Mass: 147.0176
Molecular Weight: 147.254
Elemental Analysis: C, 40.78; H, 6.16; N, 9.51; S, 43.54

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Synonym: 1-Isothiocyanato-3-(methylthio)propane; 3-Methylmercaptopropyl isothiocyanate

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (3-isothiocyanatopropyl)(methyl)sulfane


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C5H9NS2/c1-8-4-2-3-6-5-7/h2-4H2,1H3


Appearance: Liquid

Purity: >97% (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).

Solubility: 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).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

Product Data:

Biological target: Iberverin induces phase II enzyme activity and decreases expression of androgen receptors in prostate cancer cells.
In vitro activity: TBD
In vivo activity: TBD

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 147.254 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL
Formulation protocol: TBD
In vitro protocol: TBD
In vivo protocol: TBD

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