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MedKoo CAT#: 563122

CAS#: 167695-87-6

Description: N4Py is an excellent synthetic mimic of the Bleomycins (BLMs), which are a family of natural antibiotics used clinically in the treatment of certain cancers.

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Pricing updated 2020-07-16. Prices are subject to change without notice.

N4Py is not in stock, may be available through custom synthesis. For cost-effective reason, minimum 1 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 sales@medkoo.com to inquire quote.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 563122
Name: N4Py
CAS#: 167695-87-6
Chemical Formula: C23H21N5
Exact Mass: 367.1797
Molecular Weight: 367.45
Elemental Analysis: C, 75.18; H, 5.76; N, 19.06

Synonym: N4Py; N-4-Py; N 4 Py;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 1,1-di(pyridin-2-yl)-N,N-bis(pyridin-2-ylmethyl)methanamine


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C23H21N5/c1-5-13-24-19(9-1)17-28(18-20-10-2-6-14-25-20)23(21-11-3-7-15-26-21)22-12-4-8-16-27-22/h1-16,23H,17-18H2


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:
>3 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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