Carboxyatractyloside potassium

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CAS#: 33286-30-5 (potassium)

Description: Carboxyatractyloside is a highly selective inhibitor of cytosolic side-specific mitochondrial ADP/ATP carrier; i.e. adenine nucleotide translocase (ANT).

Chemical Structure

Carboxyatractyloside potassium
CAS# 33286-30-5 (potassium)

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 558144
Name: Carboxyatractyloside potassium
CAS#: 33286-30-5 (potassium)
Chemical Formula: C31H44K2O18S2
Exact Mass:
Molecular Weight: 846.1243
Elemental Analysis: C, 43.96; H, 5.24; K, 9.23; O, 34.00; S, 7.57

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Related CAS #: 33286-30-5 (potassium)   35988-42-2 (free acid)    

Synonym: Gummiferin; Carboxyatractyloside potassium

IUPAC/Chemical Name: potassium (2S,4aS,6aR,7S,9R,11aS,11bS)-7-hydroxy-2-(((2R,3R,4R,5R,6R)-6-(hydroxymethyl)-3-((3-methylbutanoyl)oxy)-4,5-bis(sulfooxy)tetrahydro-2H-pyran-2-yl)oxy)-11b-methyl-8-methylenedodecahydro-6a,9-methanocyclohepta[a]naphthalene-4,4(1H)-dicarboxylate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C31H46O18S2.2K/c1-14(2)9-21(33)47-24-23(49-51(42,43)44)22(48-50(39,40)41)18(13-32)46-26(24)45-17-11-29(4)19-6-5-16-10-30(19,25(34)15(16)3)8-7-20(29)31(12-17,27(35)36)28(37)38;;/h14,16-20,22-26,32,34H,3,5-13H2,1-2,4H3,(H,35,36)(H,37,38)(H,39,40,41)(H,42,43,44);;/q;2*+1/p-2/t16-,17+,18-,19+,20+,22-,23+,24-,25+,26-,29+,30-;;/m1../s1

SMILES Code: CC(CC(O[C@H]1[C@@H](O[C@@H]([C@H]([C@@H]1OS(=O)(O)=O)OS(=O)(O)=O)CO)O[C@H]2C[C@]3([C@@H]4CC[C@@H]5C[C@]4([C@H](C5=C)O)CC[C@@H]3C(C([O-])=O)(C([O-])=O)C2)C)=O)C.[K+].[K+](O)=O)OC(CC(C)C)=O)C[C@@]4(C)[C@@]31[H]

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 846.1243 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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