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MedKoo CAT#: 598402

CAS#: 27003-73-2

Description: Lariciresinol is an enterolignan precursor isolated from the herb Sambucus williamsii, a folk medicinal plant used for its therapeutic properties.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 27003-73-2

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 598402
Name: Lariciresinol
CAS#: 27003-73-2
Chemical Formula: C20H24O6
Exact Mass: 360.1573
Molecular Weight: 360.4
Elemental Analysis: C, 66.65; H, 6.71; O, 26.63

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Synonym: Lariciresinol; NSC-329247; NSC 329247; NSC329247;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 4-((2S,3R,4R)-4-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzyl)-3-(hydroxymethyl)tetrahydrofuran-2-yl)-2-methoxyphenol


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C20H24O6/c1-24-18-8-12(3-5-16(18)22)7-14-11-26-20(15(14)10-21)13-4-6-17(23)19(9-13)25-2/h3-6,8-9,14-15,20-23H,7,10-11H2,1-2H3/t14-,15-,20+/m0/s1

SMILES Code: OC[C@@H]1[C@@H](C2=CC=C(O)C(OC)=C2)OC[C@@H]1CC3=CC=C(O)C(OC)=C3

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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