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MedKoo CAT#: 598225

CAS#: 117592-45-7

Description: alpha-Casozepine is a fragment of alpha(s1)-casein with anxiolytic activity.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 117592-45-7

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 598225
Name: alpha-Casozepine
CAS#: 117592-45-7
Chemical Formula: C60H94N14O16
Exact Mass: 1266.6972
Molecular Weight: 1267.49
Elemental Analysis: C, 56.86; H, 7.48; N, 15.47; O, 20.20

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Synonym: alpha-Casozepine; Lactium;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (2S,5S,8S,11S,14S)-11-(3-amino-3-oxopropyl)-14-((2S,5S,11S,14S)-14-amino-5-(4-hydroxybenzyl)-15-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-2,11-diisobutyl-4,7,10,13-tetraoxo-3,6,9,12-tetraazapentadecanamido)-2-(3-guanidinopropyl)-5,8-diisobutyl-4,7,10,13-tetraoxo-3,6,9,12-tetraazaheptadecanedioic acid


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C60H94N14O16/c1-31(2)24-43(71-51(81)39(61)28-35-11-15-37(75)16-12-35)52(82)66-30-49(78)67-47(29-36-13-17-38(76)18-14-36)58(88)74-44(25-32(3)4)55(85)69-41(20-22-50(79)80)53(83)68-40(19-21-48(62)77)54(84)72-46(27-34(7)8)57(87)73-45(26-33(5)6)56(86)70-42(59(89)90)10-9-23-65-60(63)64/h11-18,31-34,39-47,75-76H,9-10,19-30,61H2,1-8H3,(H2,62,77)(H,66,82)(H,67,78)(H,68,83)(H,69,85)(H,70,86)(H,71,81)(H,72,84)(H,73,87)(H,74,88)(H,79,80)(H,89,90)(H4,63,64,65)/t39-,40-,41-,42-,43-,44-,45-,46-,47-/m0/s1

SMILES Code: CC(C[C@@H](C(NCC(N[C@H](C(N[C@H](C(N[C@H](C(N[C@H](C(N[C@H](C(N[C@H](C(N[C@H](C(O)=O)CCCNC(N)=N)=O)CC(C)C)=O)CC(C)C)=O)CCC(N)=O)=O)CCC(O)=O)=O)CC(C)C)=O)Cc1ccc(O)cc1)=O)=O)NC([C@H](Cc2ccc(O)cc2)N)=O)C

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: 2934.99.9001

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 1267.49 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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3: Dela Peña IJ, Kim HJ, de la Peña JB, Kim M, Botanas CJ, You KY, Woo T, Lee YS, Jung JC, Kim KM, Cheong JH. A tryptic hydrolysate from bovine milk αs1-casein enhances pentobarbital-induced sleep in mice via the GABAA receptor. Behav Brain Res. 2016 Oct 15;313:184-90. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2016.07.013. Epub 2016 Jul 9. PubMed PMID: 27401107.

4: Landsberg G, Milgram B, Mougeot I, Kelly S, de Rivera C. Therapeutic effects of an alpha-casozepine and L-tryptophan supplemented diet on fear and anxiety in the cat. J Feline Med Surg. 2017 Jun;19(6):594-602. doi: 10.1177/1098612X16669399. Epub 2016 Sep 1. PubMed PMID: 27677831; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5505228.