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MedKoo CAT#: 562367

CAS#: 844882-93-5

Description: IFN-alpha, also known as IFNAR-IN-1 or IFN-alpha/IFNAR-IN-1, is a nonpeptidic inhibitor of IFN-alpha and IFNAR interaction.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 844882-93-5

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 562367
Name: IFN-alpha
CAS#: 844882-93-5
Chemical Formula: C18H17NS
Exact Mass: 279.1082
Molecular Weight: 279.4
Elemental Analysis: C, 77.38; H, 6.13; N, 5.01; S, 11.47

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Synonym: IFN-alpha; IFN alpha; IFNAR-IN-1; IFNAR IN 1; IFNARIN1; IFNAR inhibitor 1; IFNAR-inhibitor-1; IFN-alpha and IFNAR interaction inhibitor;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Methyl-[2-(naphthalen-1-ylsulfanyl)-benzyl]-amine


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C18H17NS/c1-19-13-15-8-3-5-11-17(15)20-18-12-6-9-14-7-2-4-10-16(14)18/h2-12,19H,13H2,1H3


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

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 279.4 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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