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MedKoo CAT#: 597657

CAS#: 4289-98-9

Description: N-Formylmethionine is effective in the initiation of protein synthesis. The initiating methionine residue enters the ribosome as N-formylmethionyl tRNA. This process occurs in Escherichia coli and other bacteria as well as in the mitochondria of eucaryotic cells.

Price and Availability

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10mg USD 200 2 Weeks
250mg USD 330 2 Weeks
1g USD 560 2 Weeks
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Pricing updated 2020-10-31. Prices are subject to change without notice.

N-Formylmethionine purity > 98%, is in stock. Current shipping out time is about 2 weeks after order is received. CoA, QC data and MSDS documents are available in one week after order is received.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 597657
Name: N-Formylmethionine
CAS#: 4289-98-9
Chemical Formula: C6H11NO3S
Exact Mass: 177.046
Molecular Weight: 177.21
Elemental Analysis: C, 40.67; H, 6.26; N, 7.90; O, 27.08; S, 18.09

Synonym: N-Formylmethionine; L-N-Formylmethionine; NSC 334322; NSC-334322; NSC334322; Formylmethionine;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: formyl-L-methionine


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C6H11NO3S/c1-11-3-2-5(6(9)10)7-4-8/h4-5H,2-3H2,1H3,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)/t5-/m0/s1


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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