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MedKoo CAT#: 592732

CAS#: 180468-34-2

Description: Altropane is a SPECT imaging agent for viewing dopamine transporter sites.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 180468-34-2

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 592732
Name: Altropane
CAS#: 180468-34-2
Chemical Formula: C18H21FINO2
Exact Mass: 429.0601
Molecular Weight: 429.27
Elemental Analysis: C, 50.36; H, 4.93; F, 4.43; I, 29.56; N, 3.26; O, 7.45

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Synonym: Altropane

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 8-Azabicyclo(3.2.1)octane-2-carboxylic acid, 3-(4-fluorophenyl)-8-((2E)-3-iodo-2-propenyl)-, methyl ester, (1R,2S,3S,5S)-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C18H21FINO2/c1-23-18(22)17-15(12-3-5-13(19)6-4-12)11-14-7-8-16(17)21(14)10-2-9-20/h2-6,9,14-17H,7-8,10-11H2,1H3/b9-2+/t14-,15+,16+,17-/m0/s1

SMILES Code: O=C([C@@H]1[C@@](N2C/C=C/I)([H])CC[C@@]2([H])C[C@@H]1C3=CC=C(F)C=C3)OC

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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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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