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MedKoo CAT#: 571447

CAS#: 74161-27-6

Description: Acamelin is a quinone isolated from Australian blackwood acacia melanoxylon. It is responsible for the allergy-inducing properties of this species.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 74161-27-6

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 571447
Name: Acamelin
CAS#: 74161-27-6
Chemical Formula: C10H8O4
Exact Mass: 192.0423
Molecular Weight: 192.17
Elemental Analysis: C, 62.50; H, 4.20; O, 33.30

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Synonym: Acamelin

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-methyl-6-methoxy-furano-benzoquinone


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C10H8O4/c1-5-3-6-7(11)4-8(13-2)9(12)10(6)14-5/h3-4H,1-2H3

SMILES Code: O=C(C1=C2OC(C)=C1)C=C(OC)C2=O

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >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).

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

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 192.17 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

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1: Hausen BM, Schmalle H. Quinonoid constituents as contact sensitisers in Australian blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon RBR). Br J Ind Med. 1981 May;38(2):105-9. PubMed PMID: 7236533; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1008831.

2: Hausen BM, Bruhn G, Tilsley DA. Contact allergy to Australian blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon R.Br.): isolation and identification of new hydroxyflavan sensitizers. Contact Dermatitis. 1990 Jul;23(1):33-9. PubMed PMID: 2144805.

3: Final report of the safety assessment of Acacia catechu gum, Acacia concinna fruit extract, Acacia dealbata leaf extract, Acacia dealbata leaf wax, Acacia decurrens extract, Acacia farnesiana extract, Acacia farnesiana flower wax, Acacia farnesiana gum, Acacia senegal extract, Acacia senegal gum, and Acacia senegal gum extract. Int J Toxicol. 2005;24 Suppl 3:75-118. PubMed PMID: 16422266.