Fatostatin A

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MedKoo CAT#: 330314

CAS#: 125256-00-0 (free base)

Description: Fatostatin A is a Cell permeable inhibitor of SREBP activation. Fatostatin Inhibits Cancer Cell Proliferation by Affecting Mitotic Microtubule Spindle Assembly and Cell Division. Fatostatin suppresses growth and enhances apoptosis by blocking SREBP-regulated metabolic pathways in endometrial carcinoma.

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Fatostatin A
CAS# 125256-00-0 (free base)

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 330314
Name: Fatostatin A
CAS#: 125256-00-0 (free base)
Chemical Formula: C18H18N2S
Exact Mass: 294.1191
Molecular Weight: 294.416
Elemental Analysis: C, 73.43; H, 6.16; N, 9.52; S, 10.89

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Related CAS #: 298197-04-3 (HBr)   125256-00-0 (free base)    

Synonym: Fatostatin A;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-(2-propylpyridin-4-yl)-4-(p-tolyl)thiazole


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C18H18N2S/c1-3-4-16-11-15(9-10-19-16)18-20-17(12-21-18)14-7-5-13(2)6-8-14/h5-12H,3-4H2,1-2H3


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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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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