Alprostadil ethyl ester

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MedKoo CAT#: 573745

CAS#: 35900-16-4

Description: Alprostadil ethyl ester is a biochemical used in the treatment of scleroderma.

Chemical Structure

Alprostadil ethyl ester
CAS# 35900-16-4

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 573745
Name: Alprostadil ethyl ester
CAS#: 35900-16-4
Chemical Formula: C22H38O5
Exact Mass: 382.2719
Molecular Weight: 382.54
Elemental Analysis: C, 69.08; H, 10.01; O, 20.91

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1.0mg USD 205.0 2 Weeks
5.0mg USD 345.0 2 Weeks
10.0mg USD 800.0 2 Weeks
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Synonym: Alprostadil ethyl ester, PGE1 ethyl ester, Prostaglandin E1 ethyl ester

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Prost-13-en-1-oic acid, 11,15-dihydroxy-9-oxo-, ethyl ester, (11alpha,13E,15S)-


InChi Code: 1S/C22H38O5/c1-3-5-8-11-17(23)14-15-19-18(20(24)16-21(19)25)12-9-6-7-10-13-22(26)27-4-2/h14-15,17-19,21,23,25H,3-13,16H2,1-2H3/b15-14+/t17-,18+,19+,21+/m0/s1


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 382.54 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: McCluskey SV, Kirkham K, Munson JM. Stability of Alprostadil in 0.9% Sodium Chloride Stored in Polyvinyl Chloride Containers. Int J Pharm Compd. 2017 Mar-Apr;21(2):150-153. PubMed PMID: 28346210.

2: Ossorio-García L, Jiménez-Gallo D, Arjona-Aguilera C, Linares-Barrios M. Multimodal Treatment of Calciphylaxis With Sodium Thiosulfate, Alprostadil, and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. Actas Dermosifiliogr. 2016 Oct;107(8):695-7. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2016 May 18. English, Spanish. PubMed PMID: 27208908.

3: Chen Y, Wan JX, Jiang DW, Fu BB, Cui J, Li GF. [Clinical efficacy and safety of sequential treatment with alprostadil and beraprost sodium for chronic renal failure induced by chronic glomerulonephritis]. Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao. 2013 Oct;33(10):1521-4. Chinese. PubMed PMID: 24144760.