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MedKoo CAT#: 407853

CAS#: 133550-35-3

Description: AG-494, also known as Tyrphostin AG-494, is an inhibitor of epidermal growth factor receptor kinase with an IC50 value of 1 µM in HT-22 cells

Price and Availability

Size Price Shipping out time Quantity
10mg USD 185 2 Weeks
25mg USD 350 2 Weeks
50mg USD 550 2 Weeks
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Pricing updated 2021-01-18. Prices are subject to change without notice.

AG-494, 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#: 407853
Name: AG-494
CAS#: 133550-35-3
Chemical Formula: C16H12N2O3
Exact Mass: 280.0848
Molecular Weight: 280.283
Elemental Analysis: C, 68.56; H, 4.32; N, 9.99; O, 17.12

Synonym: AG-494; AG 494; AG494; Tyrphostin AG-494.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2E-cyano-3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-N-phenyl-2-propenamide


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C16H12N2O3/c17-10-12(8-11-6-7-14(19)15(20)9-11)16(21)18-13-4-2-1-3-5-13/h1-9,19-20H,(H,18,21)/b12-8+

SMILES Code: O=C(NC1=CC=CC=C1)/C(C#N)=C/C2=CC=C(O)C(O)=C2

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).

HS Tariff Code:


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