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MedKoo CAT#: 461132

CAS#: 634600-55-8

Description: Saphenamycin is a novel antibiotic from a strain of Streptomyces.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 634600-55-8

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 461132
Name: Saphenamycin
CAS#: 634600-55-8
Chemical Formula: C23H18N2O5
Exact Mass: 402.1216
Molecular Weight: 402.4
Elemental Analysis: C, 68.65; H, 4.51; N, 6.96; O, 19.88

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Synonym: Saphenamycin; Racemic ssaphenamycin;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 6-(1-((2-hydroxy-6-methylbenzoyl)oxy)ethyl)phenazine-1-carboxylic acid


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C23H18N2O5/c1-12-6-3-11-18(26)19(12)23(29)30-13(2)14-7-4-9-16-20(14)24-17-10-5-8-15(22(27)28)21(17)25-16/h3-11,13,26H,1-2H3,(H,27,28)

SMILES Code: CC(c(ccc1)c2c1nc(c(C(O)=O)ccc3)c3n2)OC(c4c(O)cccc4C)=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

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 402.4 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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