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CAS#: 200933-14-8

Description: m-3M3FBS is an activator of phospholipase C (PLC). It acts by stimulating superoxide generation, Ca2+ release and inositol phosphate formation in a variety of cell types.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 200933-14-8

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 563160
Name: m-3M3FBS
CAS#: 200933-14-8
Chemical Formula: C16H16F3NO2S
Exact Mass: 343.0854
Molecular Weight: 343.36
Elemental Analysis: C, 55.97; H, 4.70; F, 16.60; N, 4.08; O, 9.32; S, 9.34

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Synonym: m-3M3FBS; m 3M3FBS; m3M3FBS;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2,4,6-Trimethyl-N-[3-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]benzenesulfonamide


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C16H16F3NO2S/c1-10-7-11(2)15(12(3)8-10)23(21,22)20-14-6-4-5-13(9-14)16(17,18)19/h4-9,20H,1-3H3

SMILES Code: O=S(C1=C(C)C=C(C)C=C1C)(NC2=CC=CC(C(F)(F)F)=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: >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).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.03.00

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 343.36 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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