Pyruvic acid semicarbazone

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CAS#: 2704-30-5

Description: Pyruvic acid semicarbazone is a biochemical.

Chemical Structure

Pyruvic acid semicarbazone
CAS# 2704-30-5

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 573625
Name: Pyruvic acid semicarbazone
CAS#: 2704-30-5
Chemical Formula: C4H7N3O3
Exact Mass: 145.0487
Molecular Weight: 145.12
Elemental Analysis: C, 33.11; H, 4.86; N, 28.96; O, 33.07

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Synonym: AI3-51930, Pyruvic acid semicarbazone

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Propanoic acid, 2-((aminocarbonyl)hydrazono)-


InChi Code: 1S/C4H7N3O3/c1-2(3(8)9)6-7-4(5)10/h1H3,(H,8,9)(H3,5,7,10)/b6-2+

SMILES Code: C(=N\NC(=O)N)(\C(=O)O)C

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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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 145.12 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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1: Grancharov K, Krauss GJ, Spassovska N, Miersch J, Maneva L, Mladenova J, Golovinsky E. Inhibitory effects of pyruvic acid semi- and thiosemicarbazones on the growth of bacteria, yeasts, experimental tumours and plant cells. Pharmazie. 1985 Aug;40(8):574-5. PubMed PMID: 3841215.