Sarcolysine hydrochloride

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MedKoo CAT#: 573629

CAS#: 1465-26-5

Description: Sarcolysine hydrochloride, also known as Melphalan HCl, is a nitrogen mustard and alkylating agent that has been studied for use in multiple myeloma therapy.

Chemical Structure

Sarcolysine hydrochloride
CAS# 1465-26-5

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 573629
Name: Sarcolysine hydrochloride
CAS#: 1465-26-5
Chemical Formula: C13H19Cl3N2O2
Exact Mass: 340.0512
Molecular Weight: 341.66
Elemental Analysis: C, 45.70; H, 5.61; Cl, 31.13; N, 8.20; O, 9.37

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Synonym: AI3-52155, Alkeran, DL-Phenylalanine mustard hydrochloride, DL-Sarcolysin monohydrochloride, DL-Sarcolysine hydrochloride, Melphalan, Sarcolysine hydrochloride, Sarcolysine HCl

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Alanine, 3-(p-(bis(2-chloroethyl)amino)phenyl)-, hydrochloride, DL


InChi Code: 1S/C13H18Cl2N2O2.ClH/c14-5-7-17(8-6-15)11-3-1-10(2-4-11)9-12(16)13(18)19;/h1-4,12H,5-9,16H2,(H,18,19);1H

SMILES Code: Cl.NC(Cc1ccc(cc1)N(CCCl)CCCl)C(=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: 2934.99.9001

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 341.66 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: Esma F, Salvini M, Troia R, Boccadoro M, Larocca A, Pautasso C. Melphalan hydrochloride for the treatment of multiple myeloma. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2017 Aug;18(11):1127-1136. doi: 10.1080/14656566.2017.1349102. Epub 2017 Jul 10. Review. PubMed PMID: 28658983.

2: Singh R, Chen J, Miller T, Bergren M, Mallik R. Solution stability of Captisol-stabilized melphalan (Evomela) versus Propylene glycol-based melphalan hydrochloride injection. Pharm Dev Technol. 2018 Dec;23(10):1024-1029. doi: 10.1080/10837450.2016.1265557. Epub 2016 Dec 14. PubMed PMID: 27973975.