Oxetanocin A

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MedKoo CAT#: 584808

CAS#: 103913-16-2

Description: Oxetanocin A is an antiviral that comes from Bacillus megaterium NK84-0218.

Chemical Structure

Oxetanocin A
CAS# 103913-16-2

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 584808
Name: Oxetanocin A
CAS#: 103913-16-2
Chemical Formula: C10H13N5O3
Exact Mass: 251.10
Molecular Weight: 251.246
Elemental Analysis: C, 47.81; H, 5.22; N, 27.88; O, 19.10

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Synonym: Oxetanocin A; NK 84-0218; Oxetanocin

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2,3-Oxetanedimethanol, 4-(6-amino-9H-purin-9-yl)-, (2S-(2-alpha,3-beta,4-alpha))-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C10H13N5O3/c11-8-7-9(13-3-12-8)15(4-14-7)10-5(1-16)6(2-17)18-10/h3-6,10,16-17H,1-2H2,(H2,11,12,13)/t5-,6-,10-/m1/s1

SMILES Code: OC[C@H]1O[C@@H](N2C=NC3=C(N)N=CN=C23)[C@@H]1CO

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: 2934.99.9001

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Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 251.25 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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