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MedKoo CAT#: 561678

CAS#: 1055970-47-2

Description: NAI, also known as, 2-Methylnicotinic acid imidazolide, is an RNA SHAPE reagent.

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Pricing updated 2020-08-09. Prices are subject to change without notice.

NAI is not in stock, may be available through custom synthesis. For cost-effective reason, minimum 5 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#: 561678
Name: NAI
CAS#: 1055970-47-2
Chemical Formula: C10H9N3O
Exact Mass: 187.0746
Molecular Weight: 187.2
Elemental Analysis: C, 64.16; H, 4.85; N, 22.45; O, 8.55

Synonym: NAI; 2-Methylnicotinic acid imidazolide; 2-Methylnicotinic acid imidazole;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Imidazol-1-yl-(2-methyl-pyridin-3-yl)-methanone


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C10H9N3O/c1-8-9(3-2-4-12-8)10(14)13-6-5-11-7-13/h2-7H,1H3


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).

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1: Spitale RC, Crisalli P, Flynn RA, Torre EA, Kool ET, Chang HY. RNA SHAPE analysis in living cells. Nat Chem Biol. 2013 Jan;9(1):18-20. doi: 10.1038/nchembio.1131. Epub 2012 Nov 25. PubMed PMID: 23178934; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3706714.