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MedKoo CAT#: 598981

CAS#: 13060-14-5

Description: Yangambin is a lignan isolated from Ocotea duckei Vattimo (Lauraceae).

Chemical Structure

CAS# 13060-14-5

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 598981
Name: Yangambin
CAS#: 13060-14-5
Chemical Formula: C24H30O8
Exact Mass: 446.1941
Molecular Weight: 446.49
Elemental Analysis: C, 64.56; H, 6.77; O, 28.67

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Synonym: Yangambin; Lirioresinol B, dimethyl-; (+)-Yangabin; O,O-Dimethyllirioresinol B;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (1R,4R)-1,4-bis(3,4,5-trimethoxyphenyl)tetrahydro-1H,3H-furo[3,4-c]furan


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C24H30O8/c1-25-17-7-13(8-18(26-2)23(17)29-5)21-15-11-32-22(16(15)12-31-21)14-9-19(27-3)24(30-6)20(10-14)28-4/h7-10,15-16,21-22H,11-12H2,1-6H3/t15?,16?,21-,22-/m0/s1

SMILES Code: COC1=C(OC)C(OC)=CC([C@@H]2OCC3[C@H](C4=CC(OC)=C(OC)C(OC)=C4)OCC32)=C1

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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