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MedKoo CAT#: 584518

CAS#: 467214-20-6

Description: Alvespimycin is a heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) inhibitor and promising therapeutic agent for cancer.

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CAS# 467214-20-6

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 584518
Name: Alvespimycin
CAS#: 467214-20-6
Chemical Formula: C32H48N4O8
Exact Mass: 616.3472
Molecular Weight: 616.756
Elemental Analysis: C, 62.32; H, 7.84; N, 9.08; O, 20.75

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1.0mg USD 210.0 2 Weeks
5.0mg USD 385.0 2 Weeks
10.0mg USD 615.0 2 Weeks
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Synonym: Alvespimycin; KOS 1022; KOS-1022; KOS1022; 17-DMAG

IUPAC/Chemical Name: ((4E,6Z,8S,9S,10E,12S,13R,14S,16R)-19-(2-dimethylaminoethylamino)-13-hydroxy-8,14-dimethoxy-4,10,12,16-tetramethyl-3,20,22-trioxo-2-azabicyclo(16.3.1)docosa-4,6,10,18,21-pentaen-9-yl) carbamate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C32H48N4O8/c1-18-14-22-27(34-12-13-36(5)6)24(37)17-23(29(22)39)35-31(40)19(2)10-9-11-25(42-7)30(44-32(33)41)21(4)16-20(3)28(38)26(15-18)43-8/h9-11,16-18,20,25-26,28,30,34,38H,12-15H2,1-8H3,(H2,33,41)(H,35,40)/b11-9-,19-10+,21-16+/t18-,20+,25+,26+,28-,30+/m1/s1

SMILES Code: NC(O[C@@H](/C(C)=C/[C@H](C)[C@@H](O)[C@@H](OC)C[C@H](C)CC1=C2NCCN(C)C)[C@@H](OC)/C=C\C=C(C)\C(NC(C1=O)=CC2=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

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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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