Altronic acid

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MedKoo CAT#: 592724

CAS#: 24871-35-0

Description: Altronic acid is found in Escherichia coli.

Chemical Structure

Altronic acid
CAS# 24871-35-0

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 592724
Name: Altronic acid
CAS#: 24871-35-0
Chemical Formula: C6H12O7
Exact Mass: 196.0583
Molecular Weight: 196.16
Elemental Analysis: C, 36.74; H, 6.17; O, 57.09

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Synonym: Altronic acid

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (2S,3R,4R,5R)-2,3,4,5,6-pentahydroxyhexanoic acid


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C6H12O7/c7-1-2(8)3(9)4(10)5(11)6(12)13/h2-5,7-11H,1H2,(H,12,13)/t2-,3-,4-,5+/m1/s1

SMILES Code: C([C@H]([C@H]([C@H]([C@@H](C(=O)O)O)O)O)O)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 196.16 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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