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MedKoo CAT#: 563462

CAS#: 182959-33-7

Description: YM-53601 is an inhibitor of squalene synthase activity that acts by lowering cholesterol as well as triglycerides.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 182959-33-7

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 563462
Name: YM-53601
CAS#: 182959-33-7
Chemical Formula: C21H22ClFN2O
Exact Mass: 372.1405
Molecular Weight: 372.86
Elemental Analysis: C, 67.65; H, 5.95; Cl, 9.51; F, 5.10; N, 7.51; O, 4.29

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Synonym: YM-53601; YM 53601; YM53601;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (E)-2-[2-(1-Azabicyclo[2.2.2]octan-3-ylidene)-2-fluoroethoxy]-9H-carbazole hydrochloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C21H21FN2O.ClH/c22-19(18-12-24-9-7-14(18)8-10-24)13-25-15-5-6-17-16-3-1-2-4-20(16)23-21(17)11-15;/h1-6,11,14,23H,7-10,12-13H2;1H/b19-18-;


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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