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MedKoo CAT#: 563426

CAS#: 183718-77-6

Description: AM-404 is a selective inhibitor of the carrier-mediated transport of anandamide without affecting anandamide hydrolysis.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 183718-77-6

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 563426
Name: AM-404
CAS#: 183718-77-6
Chemical Formula: C26H37NO2
Exact Mass: 395.2824
Molecular Weight: 395.58
Elemental Analysis: C, 78.94; H, 9.43; N, 3.54; O, 8.09

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Synonym: AM-404; AM 404; AM404;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (5Z,8Z,11Z,14Z)-N-(4-hydroxyphenyl)icosa-5,8,11,14-tetraenamide


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C26H37NO2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-26(29)27-24-20-22-25(28)23-21-24/h6-7,9-10,12-13,15-16,20-23,28H,2-5,8,11,14,17-19H2,1H3,(H,27,29)/b7-6-,10-9-,13-12-,16-15-


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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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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