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MedKoo CAT#: 592639

CAS#: 495-20-5

Description: alpha-Conhydrine is a biochemical.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 495-20-5

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 592639
Name: alpha-Conhydrine
CAS#: 495-20-5
Chemical Formula: C8H17NO
Exact Mass: 143.131
Molecular Weight: 143.23
Elemental Analysis: C, 67.09; H, 11.96; N, 9.78; O, 11.17

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Synonym: alpha-Conhydrine

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-Piperidinemethanol, alpha-ethyl-, (R-(R*,S*))- (9CI)


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C8H17NO/c1-2-8(10)7-5-3-4-6-9-7/h7-10H,2-6H2,1H3/t7-,8+/m0/s1


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 143.23 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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