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MedKoo CAT#: 591192

CAS#: 80407-73-4

Description: Ornithine-methotrexate is a ornithine analog of methotrexate; inhibitors of dihydrofolate reductase. This decreases the tetrahydrofolate pool which then decreases synthesis of thymidyate and then inhibits DNA synthesis.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 80407-73-4

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 591192
Name: Ornithine-methotrexate
CAS#: 80407-73-4
Chemical Formula: C20H25N9O3
Exact Mass: 439.208
Molecular Weight: 439.48
Elemental Analysis: C, 54.66; H, 5.73; N, 28.68; O, 10.92

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Synonym: Ornithine-methotrexate; ADMPO;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: L-Ornithine, N2-(4-(((2,4-diamino-6-pteridinyl)methyl)methylamino)benzoyl)-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C20H25N9O3/c1-29(10-12-9-24-17-15(25-12)16(22)27-20(23)28-17)13-6-4-11(5-7-13)18(30)26-14(19(31)32)3-2-8-21/h4-7,9,14H,2-3,8,10,21H2,1H3,(H,26,30)(H,31,32)(H4,22,23,24,27,28)/t14-/m0/s1

SMILES Code: NCCC[C@@H](C(O)=O)NC(C1=CC=C(N(CC2=NC3=C(N)N=C(N)N=C3N=C2)C)C=C1)=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 439.48 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: Kempton RJ, Black AM, Anstead GM, Kumar AA, Blankenship DT, Freisheim JH. Lysine and ornithine analogues of methotrexate as inhibitors of dihydrofolate reductase. J Med Chem. 1982 Apr;25(4):475-7. PubMed PMID: 7069726.